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by NS_Tutor_Thomas
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL1 P/S Q6
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Views: 383

NS FL1 P/S Q6

A student recently wrote us: "The passage says that "* indicates a statistically significant difference between baseline and post-treatment HDRS values", it does not say whether it was an increase or a decrease, therefore I chose the answer "no conclusions can be drawn". However, the answer key read...
by NS_Tutor_Thomas
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL2 C/P Q17
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Views: 378

NS FL2 C/P Q17

A student recently wrote us: "Ah yes, let me just spend 5 minutes hypothesizing all of the various alkane combinations and drawing them all out.... I'm sure there's plenty of time for that." If I understand your concern correctly, it seems that you are concerned that it is unreasonable for the exam ...
by NS_Tutor_Thomas
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL2 P/S Q11
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Views: 377

NS FL2 P/S Q11

A student recently wrote us: "I think this is a very culturally-biased question. If you use process of elimination, you would end up choosing the correct answer, but this question is assuming that you live in a culture where seeking medical attention is a MUST or otherwise you will be shunned from y...
by NS_Tutor_Thomas
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL1 P/S Q3
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Views: 355

NS FL1 P/S Q3

A student recently wrote us: "What part of the data shows this?" The thick gray line in figure 1 demonstrates how the phase diagram changes in respect to temperature (amount of kinetic energy being generated) and the pressure. This question is not asking for one to report what the graph shows, but, ...
by NS_Tutor_Thomas
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL2 CARS Q17
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Views: 425

NS FL2 CARS Q17

A student recently wrote us: "Although I can understand why option III is the best answer, I cannot see why option II would NOT be an answer. There is clearly mention of "rewards," as quoted in the passage, "Reaching the rank of eagle warrior or jaguar warrior (three to five or more captives taken, ...
by NS_Tutor_Thomas
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL8 CARS Q28
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Views: 369

NS FL8 CARS Q28

A student recently wrote us: ""Know thyself" seems like it could easily apply to personality." It could but it could not. When selecting answers on the MCAT make sure to pick the answer choice that directly answers the question being asked. Avoid answer choices that need to be "force-fitted" in some...
by NS_Tutor_Thomas
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL1 C/P Q16
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Views: 329

NS FL1 C/P Q16

A student recently wrote us: "A stereocenter is not the same as a chiral center."

Yes, a stereocenter is not necessarily a chiral center. However, a tetrahedral stereocenter is a chiral center.

Thanks for your question. I hope this helps!
by NS_Tutor_Thomas
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL1 CARS Q45
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Views: 358

NS FL1 CARS Q45

A student recently wrote us: "The third paragraph starts with, "as far back as the nineteenth century." choice D clearly talks about the 1800's which is the 19th century. Definitely a valid choice and should be revised. Thank you." In the paragraph that you reference, the author is claiming that in ...
by NS_Tutor_Thomas
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL1 C/P Q18
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Views: 310

NS FL1 C/P Q18

A student recently wrote us: "This question is really not fair without a calculator. C and D are so close that by using typical rounding rules such that 13/98 is approximately 10/100 the answer would be 100 mm which would lead you to believe that C is correct. How are we supposed to know 13/98 = 0.1...
by NS_Tutor_Thomas
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL1 C/P Q1
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Views: 323

NS FL1 C/P Q1

A student recently wrote us: "How do you know that 3.5% of ocean water is salt?? This needs to be explained in the explanation." The fact that the ocean is approximately 3.5% salt is not a fact that the AAMC expects a student to recall. In the first paragraph of the passage a parenthetical states th...