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Better to take a practice MCAT and study with Khan Academy
Reviewed in the United States on November 20, 2020
I thought a condensed review of key concepts would be helpful for me to study on a short timeline. With that expectation, I was very disappointed by this book. The information in this book that should be memorized is not organized in a way that supports that task. Where the material is conceptual and requires the reader to understand principals, the book generally only offers a terse, superficial statement that does not offer insight to a reader not previously understanding the concept (e.g., "concave mirrors are converging systems and can produce real, inverted images, or virtual, upright images, depending on the placement of the object relative to the focal point." This statement may have been intelligible if accompanied by a diagram, or with additional explanation, or if the reader already understood the concept, but it is opaque to me; much of the book is like this).
I mostly abandoned this book after finding Khan Academy videos to be more useful in reviewing topics that I needed to study further, based on my initial incorrect answers on an official practice test.