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*The Official MCAT January 2018 Thread*

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by mariposas905, Sep 25, 2017.

  1. georgia_boy1

    georgia_boy1 2+ Year Member

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    Is this 11am EST? PS I'm right there with you. This has been the longest month of my life. I can't imagine what it feels like post interview waiting for acceptance/rejection status. Although I would trade my left kidney to be post interview waiting for an acceptance or rejection for the limbo that I'm in right now.
     
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  3. NaomiM

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    :) Would you care to share how you came to this conclusion?
     
  4. MoDiddy

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    11 AM EST. Also, this is the first real waiting period for us. It gets easier down the road I believe
     
  5. LolMedSchool666

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    Yeah of course! I did some math and put some numbers together, carefully calculating and weighting every question I could remember from the exam. From this, I realized I got over 100% on every section (~61/59, 62/59, 69/53, 420/59) and have at least a minimum of a 533. I've checked it over a few times and the math checks out every time.
     
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  6. Maestro1974

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    Yup. (I’ve been to busy to comment on this thread) Yay premed! Or like...ochem II exams: You have motor oil, a fork, cheese whiz and a chuckle doll. What reagents do you add to make a Pizza Hut? Don’t forget stereo chemistry...
     
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  7. Maestro1974

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    Probably too late as I bet you were in the 25th crew, but I just figured I wasn’t going to take anything with me and locked everything but water and a snack in the car.
     
  8. georgia_boy1

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    Well at least I won’t have to agonize till 2pm PST and will have all day to either party or contemplate a different career path lol
     
  9. MoDiddy

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    Hopefully the former :)
     
  10. wait so are they being released on the 23? apparently someone told me not the 20th (since AAMC said like 30-35 days)
     
  11. DOhopeful93

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  12. MoDiddy

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    1/19 & 1/20 -- Feb 23rd.
    1/25 -- Feb 27th.
     
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  13. georgia_boy1

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    As long as my 511 average on AAMC 1-3 holds true +/- 2 I will be ECSTATIC.
     
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  14. guys its slowly starting to hit me now. I told myself that it wouldn't bother me for a little bit longer, but like, even with my busy schedule, I'm started to feel the anxiety about the score. AAHHHHH i need another night out haha
     
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  15. MoDiddy

    MoDiddy Classifieds Approved 2+ Year Member

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    Enjoy the weekend my friend. The calm before the storm
     
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  16. Sheiko

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    Getting close!!
     
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  17. MoDiddy

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    528 for you
     
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  18. I'm glad we find out Friday b/c if I found out during the week, my productivity would be lost and I'd fall so far behind in all my classes...atleast I'll have a weekend to go into isolation once I see my crappy score and then can party it off!
     
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  19. Sheiko

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    Don't make me blush

    Sent from my LG-LS993 using Tapatalk
     
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  20. CAFFEINE!

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    What did you guys do to celebrate after you finished the MCAT? I got take-out from my favorite stir-fry restaurant and ate it in bed while watching 8 hours of Game of Thrones. I also shamelessly drank 2 bottles of wine. Woke up the next morning feeling like a fat POS :D
     
  21. georgia_boy1

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    Tried to nap but ended up sleeping for like 10 min because of all of the adrenaline. Then proceeded to blow $100 on a steak dinner with my wife. No regrets though
     
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  22. parents took me to a nice restaurant and we ate well that night....but I mean the REAL celebration was when I drove back to my college town and went out with friends. the proceeded to catch up on all my classes the day after, lol
     
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  23. DOhopeful93

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    I ate a whole buffalo chicken pizza while watching The Lord of The Rings, for the first time. I later regretted eating the pizza, then I regretted the questions which I knew I missed on my test haha.
     
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  24. LebronManning

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    I drove up to the Golden Gate Bridge and seriously considered jumping off
     
  25. teenyfish

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    I walked out of my testing center and across the street to Starbucks where I splurged on a giant latte. Then waited for my friends to get out of work while eating chips & guac and ruminating about questions I had no clue about. Once they were out, we met up and immediately went to a bar for the next 5+ hours. It was great, and I'm usually not one for drinking but MAN did I need it.
     
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  26. BTC0821

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    1 more week until results; not sure how I feel about it
     
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  27. georgia_boy1

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    Quite scared to be honest. I know it’s still early in reference to the application cycle but it really would make my life a hell of a lot easier if I didn’t have to take this stupid test again. Anything around a 507 -510 would be incredible. I truly have no idea what my score will be.
     
  28. Cheenghee Koh

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    I went out for a very nice dinner with my roommates/friends. =)

    Then, jumped right into work. I had a big due day within 5 days after the test day, and had to respond all the emails from my colleagues that I had not replied for a week....

    I will plan another celebration after the day I get my scores back, REGARDLESS my scores. At least I got through the round 1. If I don't need a round 2, of course, I will celebrate that I have a go. If I need a round 2, then, I need some incentive for doing so. And, the good thing is, that day (27th) I will be in Bangkok (business trip). <3 I will treat myself a super big meal and do a (girls) night out with my colleagues.
     
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  29. Sheiko

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    I hope you're being facetious.
     
  30. LebronManning

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    Very facetious. I went for the views and SF bars
     
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  31. LebronManning

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    sweating intensifies
     
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  33. smileyfacegirl27

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    The wait just keeps getting worse the closer we get to the 23rd :nailbiting: I just hope that my AAMC #2 and #3 FL's were representative of my real score...
     
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  34. MoDiddy

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    Please keep us all updated. Still got 9 days over here :/
     
  35. DOhopeful93

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    ****! Getting more and more depressed as the days go by! Since when did 9 days seem like 9 years?!
     
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  36. georgia_boy1

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    Reading last year’s January mcat thread was kind of therapeutic. Everyone then was feeling the same way we are now and their scores turned out fine. In fact lots of them scored at or above their average score. Only 1 that I saw scored more than 3 points lower than their practice scores and it was still a solid 508. Also sounded like the test was similar to ours with respect to the difficulty of each section.
     
  37. MoDiddy

    MoDiddy Classifieds Approved 2+ Year Member

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    I know man. My practice tests ranged from 510 to 520 I'm driving myself crazy. I have no idea where I stand CARS will be my wild card hoping for 126+
     
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  38. MoDiddy

    MoDiddy Classifieds Approved 2+ Year Member

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    Anyone dare to predict their scores?
     
  39. 480

    I'm ready to rip this bandaid off
     
  40. FutureDoctor06

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    I just want to not retake it(really really hoping this happens cause post-test day analysis about my score was awful). Just like georgia boy was saying, I really do not want to take this test again.
     
  41. LebronManning

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    This has bad juju written all over it
     
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  42. DOhopeful93

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    Dude, that is a huge range! What was your feeling immediately after the exam? I personally got wrecked by C/P. I had to randomly select 6-7 answers towards the end because I was running out of time, and its been killing me ever since. I just hope I can get a score good enough to not retake.
     
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  43. DOhopeful93

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    AAMC practice exams ranged from 505-508, praying for at least 505, but expecting a score between 498-500. :(
     
  44. georgia_boy1

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    This last week is going to be the longest of my entire life. Thank goodness I work full time or else I would go clinically insane.
     
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  45. LolMedSchool666

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    512. I was with the 1/25 crew and felt like I got wrecked by CARS and B/B. I'm calling it as a 130/126/127/129. But tbh I wouldn't be surprised by any number from 507-520.
     
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  46. georgia_boy1

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    I’m just praying I don’t have to take it again and I can FINALLY make a list of where I’m going to apply and have it checked by Goro (of course)
     
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  47. Sheiko

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    My AAMC average was 521, so I'm gonna say 520. What about you
     
  48. I’m getting pretty sick of cycling between feeling like a super confident 520+ scorer, and a 500- scorer.

    I’m assuming if they say the scores are released by 2/23 at 5:00 then they will be released that day. Is it possible they’ll be released before 2/23? Or will it certainly be on 2/23?
     
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  49. MoDiddy

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    Felt OK after exam sciences were fine. Cars I'm always worried about but on the test it felt like I had my best cars yet we'll see though. Psych I have no idea! I know I missed a couple on psych so I feel you man
     
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  50. MoDiddy

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    Going to come down to my cars score and psych but I'm predicting 515/516. 518 would be amazing and 520 would be like out of this world. Who knows though man. I think you'll get around 522 to 525! Calling it now for you
     
  51. Yuanjing

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    this wait is ridiculous, I've traveled to 5 states and 2 different countries since the exam, got back and there's still four days left...
     

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