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topics you hate on the mcat

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by doxycycline, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. swamprat

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    figured I'd just see what everyone hates that's currently studying for the mcat. Topics I really hate:

    Physics:
    1. waves in pipes/strings (sometimes) and doppler effect.
    2. bouyant force
    3. sometimes electrostatics
    4. edit: forgot to add anything with density/specific gravity. could fall under bouyant force i guess.

    Gen Chem:
    - nothing really

    Organic:
    - nothing really

    Bio:
    1. reproduction/embryology

    Verbal:
    1. Everything about it, but I guess passages that involve talking about critiqueing other authors/works of literature.
     
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    Hooke's law spring problems.
     
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    Topics I hate:

    Physics, OChem, GenChem, Verbal Reasoning.
     
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    Electromagnetic stuff, Physics!!!
     
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    I think all physical science questions where I have to solve a mathematical problem to get an answer! I would much rather have some kind of innate or gut feeling about an answer without having to solve math. Hence the biology and organic section ftw.

    But if I had to pick sections of inorganic that suck: acid/base titration, redox reactions, equilibrium and rate kinetic things.

    physics - really not a fan of classical mechanics with inclined planes and projectiles.
     
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    anything with that damn photoelectric effect which they pair with electrostatics or E&M
     
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    Radioactive decay problems are gay.
     
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    I hate physics 2 since I am not even done with it
     
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    Verbal passages about economics and/or law.
     
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    All of the above!
     
  12. JA Prufrock

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    physical sciences...all of it.

    but I'm sure the ability to calculate the terminal velocity of a patient as he falls off the table will be useful in my future.
     
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    the only thing I like is the tutorial at the beginning, on how to answer the questions. I don't like any of the "for realizies" questions.
     
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    Embryology sucks but I question how in-depth they can go about the whole thing... the most complex I can see them going is seeing if you can differentiate between body systems that are formed by the ectoderm, mesoderm, etc. I might be wrong though
     
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    physics, springs/pulleys, I hate it all.
     
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    Harmonics.
     
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    :laugh: nice, I was gonna post the exact same thing
     
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    Basically all of the Physical Science section.

    I don't mind Organic or Bio at all. I like writing opinion essays. I don't mind Verbal.
     
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    Optics sucks bigtime, and that's coming from a physics major.
     
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    This thread is just asking for the MCAT writers to look through this thread and proceed to screw us all over. :p

    In which case...I absolutely hate all questions that are basic arithmetic, like 2+2!
     
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    lol thats funny thats a very neurotic thing to say but I actually did think about that when i posted it, then i figured the test at least for jan is prob already made and set up :laugh:
     
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    Projectile motion and angular frequency. I can handle circuits, optics, and anything Physics II, but I just don't care how hard a monkey hit the ground when it was shot out of a tree.
     

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