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The Princeton Review Cracking the MCAT 2011-2012

Discussion in 'MCAT: Medical College Admissions Test' started by bryanr, Jul 27, 2011.

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    I was considering purchasing the Princeton Review Cracking the MCAT 2011-2012, but i have heard plenty of negative feedback on previous year editions- such as numerous typos. Has anyone heard anything different(positive) about this years edition?
     
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    In general, it's just not very good. TPR does offer it's hyperlearning content review books at major bookstores. Those are a solid choice for content review, though they don't have enough practice passages.
     
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    I think it gives you 4 full length cbts. What do you think about using it for the practice test? Has anyone had any problems with the cbts similarity to the real thing?
     
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    havent taken the cbts yet, but I just got through 1200 glorious pages.

    i agree, not the best tool. it is somehwat unorganized, and it doesn't have enough practice problems, so it is easy to keep reading without completely understanding the material. i would definitely go with the EK complete series if you are looking for a comprehensive review
     
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    I thought the practice tests were decent (one is actually offered free anyway). They were challenging and I thought they mimicked the real exam fairly well. If you can get the book for pretty cheap I'd recommend buying it just for access to the tests.
     
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    Practice tests are really different from AAMC, esp verbal

    Book is useless.
     

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