MCAT preparation guide /

Competition for admission to American medical schools has always been intense. Now, with more than 40,000 pre-med students applying for the few available slots each year, scoring well on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is more critical than ever. The MCAT Preparation Guide offers students...

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Main Authors: Willey, Miriam S., (Author), Jarecky, Barbara M., (Author)
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Language:English
Published: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 1995.
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505 0 |a Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Practice Prompt 2; B. How to analyze a prompt; C. How to organize your essay; Task 1: Explain or interpret the prompt; Task 2: Describe a contradictory point-of-view; Task 3: Resolve the conflict; Complete your outline; D. Write an essay following your outline; E. How to improve your essay; INTRODUCTION; The MCAT Preparation Guide; The Performance-Guided Review Method; MCAT test items; Exam-taking techniques; I. PHYSICAL SCIENCES SECTION; A. Use exam-taking techniques; Independent Items, with examples and back-up plans; Problem sets. 
505 8 |a B. Take sample test itemsC. Analyze your performance; Worksheet 1: Physical Sciences -- General Chemistry; Worksheet 2: Physical Sciences -- Physics; Worksheet 3: Physical Sciences -- Mathematics; D. Improve your performance; Strategy; Exam-taking techniques; Objectives; E. Physical sciences objectives; General chemistry; Physics; Mathematics; II. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES SECTION; A. Use exam-taking techniques; Independent items, with examples and back-up plans; Problem sets; B. Take sample test items; C. Analyze your performance; Worksheet 4: Biology; Worksheet 5: Organic chemistry. 
505 8 |a D. Improve your performanceStrategy; Exam-taking techniques; Objectives; E. Biological sciences objectives; Biology; Organic chemistry; III. VERBAL REASONING SECTION; A. Use exam-taking techniques; Passage and related set of test items; Passages; Test items, with examples and back-up plans; B. Take sample test items; C. Analyze your performance; Worksheet 6: Verbal reasoning skills; D. Improve your performance; Strategy; Exam-taking techniques; Skills; IV. WRITING SAMPLE SECTION; A. The three writing tasks; Summary of writing tasks; General method; Techniques for preparing a writing sample. 
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505 8 |a Worksheet 9: Physical sciences -- MathematicsWorksheet 10: Biological sciences -- Biology; Worksheet 11: Biological sciences -- Organic chemistry; Worksheet 12: Verbal reasoning -- Skills. 
520 |a Competition for admission to American medical schools has always been intense. Now, with more than 40,000 pre-med students applying for the few available slots each year, scoring well on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is more critical than ever. The MCAT Preparation Guide offers students a systematic, sensible way to improve MCAT test scores. It recognizes their need to understand not only the subject areas covered but also the way the MCAT is structured and what test scorers look for. Extensively field tested at the University of Chicago, Tulane University, Howard University, and th. 
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