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Please need guidance for Verbal

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by ima2009, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. ima2009

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    Hello

    I wrote the mcat last summer, and didnt do too well on verbal (4 :scared:)
    I have signed up for another test this july 8 date
    I have been practicing like crazy, but on my practice online test i am only getting 6

    It takes me arround 5mins to read a given passage, and ~7mins to answer the questions...too slow

    i just took an online reading test: i read around 165wpm (for an relatively easy read), and ~.73% comprehension

    can some please guide me in getting a 8-10 score on verbal, please please
     
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  3. SN2ed

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    Check out the sticky entitled, "Don't know where to start." There's a some links to verbal strategy/tip threads.
     
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    are you a native english speaker?

    edit: according to that link, my own reading speed is over 400 wpm at 85% comprehension. You may want to consider getting some speed reading software (as the link itself suggests).
     
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    That link was cool! I guess i'm 290 wpm at 91% comprehension, except when doing the verbal reasoning, im definitely not at a 91% accuracy haha
     
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    It said I was 687 wpm, 100% comprehension, but I still get dominated by MCAT verbal :p
     
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