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When should I buy the Dr. Collins self study packet?

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robin2nightwing

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I plan on taking the PCAT around September 2016. I was thinking of buying the self study packet, but I want to get the most recent, updated version. So when should I purchase that? Is it around the time when the live classes start? Thanks in advance!
 

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I just ordered mine and will be taking the exam this january, I received the one with the 2015 updates. I believe they do the updates after each exam. Keep in mind it will take about a week to ship and the time you will need to study also.
 

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I just ordered mine and will be taking the exam this january, I received the one with the 2015 updates. I believe they do the updates after each exam. Keep in mind it will take about a week to ship and the time you will need to study also.
I'm having trouble finding Dr. Collins book. Could you tell mw where you bought it?
 

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Buy it as soon as possible and start studying for it as soon as you get it, honestly. If you study for like 2-3 hours a day, until the pcat, you'll definitely ace it. Start taking pre-tests like towards may-july to gauge where you are. I bought mine a couple of weeks after the Nov pcat and it didn't come with the update from the nov pcat. It was sent separately at a later time. Honestly, most of the questions are from like years back (2011-2013) so buying a new pack isn't really necessary and most people (including me) have the packs that we don't even need anymore.
I personally studied for 6 hours a day for 2 weeks and got in the 60s after taking it the first time without studying and receiving a score in the 20s.
 
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