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psych and sociology on real mcat compared to TPR

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by fleur64, Aug 5, 2015.

  1. fleur64

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    Hey Everyone,
    I was wondering for those who took the mcat and used TPR exams to study, how well did the TPR exams match up to the real exam's psych and sociology section?
     
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    It was pretty close in most ways, but I felt my exam's psych section was harder. If you are doing well on those then you'll do fine on the real thing, but be ready to see some questions you didn't even know they could ask.
     
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    Were you caught off guard in terms of knowing content or was it the way questions were asked?
     
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    I have been told by many testers that you could read every book out there for MCAT psych/soc and you will see at least one "new" term on test day.
     
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    I felt the way the questions were asked was almost identical to TPR, but some of the content was completely new to me. I went through the AAMC content list and everything and I still found things that I'd never heard of before. Usually if you use some logic and interpret word meaning (looking at prefixes, suffixes, ancient greek/latin) then you can figure it out. At least that's what I did. Psych was my lowest score on the new exam, but it was a 129 so still pretty high.
     
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    Dogs. There was like 10-15 questions on my MCAT yesterday that tested on content I haven't SEEN in ExamCrackers-- OR Princeton Review.
     
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    After yesterday I would kill for a 129.
     
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    Seriously, don't stress out about it. That is totally how I felt after the exam too. Just wait until you see your score.
     

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