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Discussion in 'MCAT: Medical College Admissions Test' started by shikki79, Jun 23, 2002.

  1. shikki79

    shikki79 Member
    7+ Year Member

    Aug 14, 2001
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    How long before the August MCAT should one start studying.
    I just started studying last week (so I guess I have about two months).
    Any advice on a study strategy to help me make the best use of the little time I have.
    (I'm taking the MCAT for the first time.)

    Also what is an acceptable science gpa. Is it calculated based on the medical school prerequisites or based on every science/math class you've ever taken. (I'm a chem major that's why I was wondering).
  2. VC15

    VC15 MS4
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    Sep 6, 2000
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    2 months of studying is great if you've learned a lot of the material before. That's what I did last summer. Until two weeks before the test, I studied 15-20 hours a week on top of my summer job and any time spent going to Princeton Review MCAT classes. Then during the last 2 weeks before the test I wasn't working, so I bumped up the studying time to 4-5 hours a day.

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