PCAT - Most true to test options?

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Jul 17, 2017
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I'm taking the PCAT wednesday and I've been prepping with Dr. Collins for a few months. But I took a couple of Pearson practice tests this weekend as a change of pace and to get a different perspective. One thing I noticed is the Pearson tests were WAY harder than Dr. Collins. Especially the biology section.

I'm just wondering if anyone has experience with both of these and can tell me which one is more indicative of the real test? I'm guessing the Pearson practice exams are pretty close since Pearson writes the tests. If you took the Pearson practice tests, did the scores you got line up pretty well with the scores on the actual test?

On the Pearson tests I seem to do well on every section except biology - my score is mediocre. I just don't know if it's a good indicator of where I stand. I don't want any surprises come Wednesday.


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