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Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by methylene, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. methylene


    Apr 19, 2007
    I'm a a little anxious about the number of passages each section has. Could somebody please confirm the exact number?

    VB__ PH__ Bio___

    Also, how do you guys know where to look in the passage to find the specific (not main idea) answers? I don't suppose you can underline anything on the real exam?

    This switch kinda scares me. :eek: :laugh::D
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  3. DiverDoc

    DiverDoc KCUMB 2012 10+ Year Member

    ALL sections have 7 passages. The sciences have discreets. 13 I believe is the number there. Read to understand the passage and with practice it shouldnt be hard for you to get the main idea.
  4. .surgical.

    .surgical. Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    Yeah 7 passages per section...

    52 questions for PS and BS, 70 minutes to complete
    40 questions for VR, 60 minutes to complete
    Its just like the e-mcat AAMC practice tests.

    You can't underline, but you can highlight in the passages while you are reading. The highlighting, however, is not carried over from passage to passage. You can also strike-through the incorrect answers.

    DO NOT FRET about the switch, I consider it a blessing. A 5 hour MCAT vs. an 8 hour MCAT is nothing to complain about. It's way easier to type out the writing section IMO. You get used to writing out notes and stuff while reading online from taking practice tests.

    PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE... and g/l to you

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