When should I start studying for the MCAT?

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May 21, 2014
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I plan on taking the MCAT late April early May and am wondering if I start studying in late December/ early January, will that be enough time? What time frame would you suggest? Also, I know there is a lot of different study materials out there so I am wondering which one in your opinion would be the best one. Keep in mind this is the new version of the MCAT.

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Three to four solid months of prep did it for me. Self-study with class notes and Kaplan materials.