Good luck on the MCAT!
1. Denial and Isolation
The denial phase of the MCAT won’t start until you’ve taken your full length. At this stage you’ll find yourself saying things like:
“Maybe the answer key is totally wrong?” — after grading & receiving your practice score.
“Well, I’ve heard of time dilation, maybe I was in one, and that’s why I actually ran out of time” — after realizing how little time you actually have to finish the problems you’ve glanced at while doing the content review and thought “I totally got this”.
This phase usually comes after the first full length, and remains through a few practice tests when you see no improvement, and you realize the number of practice test (AAMC officials) are a limited resource:
“Brownian Motion?!?? What the expletive does this exam have to do with being a doctor?” — says a premed after no improvement from first…
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