Which PRACTICE tests to take?

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Marjan Islam

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Oct 26, 2008
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So I have all the Kaplan and all the AAMC tests to take. I have between February 15th and March 26th to take them = 40 Days.

So that's 18 tests total, roughly 1 every 2 days. I'll definitely do all the AAMC, but which Kaplan's should I do (assuming I won't be able to take a test every 2 days, that seems like I might get burned out or something).

I heard Kaplan 1-7 are good? And 8-11 are not representative? Can anyone validate any of this for me? :)

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Personally, I found the first 5 or 6 Kaplan tests to be good... the later ones (especially 10 and 11) were way off (to me).

Gold Standard's CBTs are great for the money. They aren't the world's best tests, but the value is :thumbup: and the curves are strict, so you won't be suprised by a false sense of security on other practice test scores.

My real test averaged right around my AAMC practices and about 5-6 pts higher than my gold standard.