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Yeah, everyone who takes it on the same day has the same test.It was definitely long, but I didn't find it too difficult in any subject. I actually found it closer to the tests on  physicsgreprep.com than to the old ones from ETS, probably because they based it off the test they took last year, and I think ETS reused a few questions. I skipped like 18 questions, sometimes the calculations just wouldn't work out right and I wasted like 3 min on one problem.    I got to skim the last four, but didn't have a chance to do them, they all seemed lengthy.So now we play the waiting game...

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newbinator wrote:Yeah, everyone who takes it on the same day has the same test.

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newbinator wrote:Yeah, everyone who takes it on the same day has the same test.Wrong. Past discussions have confirmed that there are multiple versions of the test given each test day.Otherwise, welcome to the forum I think that it was the same form, I verified that with one friend, just to make sure, there was commutator problem of Jx, Jy and Jz, has everyone got that?

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I wrote the test at 9am in Paris on Saturday morning, which is approximately 6-9 hours ahead of Canada and the U.S. so I will second that there MUST be different tests given out the same day.I think content-wise the level of difficulty was well represented in the practice tests.  Time constraints were my biggest issue...  Some questions were really long

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Ahhh very true. I didn't really think about it... Has anyone established exactly how different the tests are? Also, thinking about the possibility of cheating via timezone, there was a kid in my room who finished his test in less than an hour...I was on question 40 and he handed his test in and left. I thought he was either a speed reading genius or he had no clue... anybody else see that? Or any other interesting happenings?fayez0 wrote:Otherwise, welcome to the forum

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It was definitely easier than what I expected it to be. I had to do lots of approximations for the numerical problems however but most of the time my answers were exact and they were there as one of the choices  . I've decided not to retake it and probably will cancel the November one, although I'll probably hold off on this until I've talked to some more classmates. I feel that taking the 0877 test the night before helped me a lot in preparation. I did not answer all the questions but felt pretty comfortable with the ones I did answer....but who knows, I might just be tricking myself mentally after all....

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I thought that it was much harder than the 08 test, which didn't give me any trouble. In the practice tests I had no problem getting through the entire thing with time left over while only omitting 3 or 4 questions, but last week I was only to question 80 when they announced 20 minutes remaining, and I ended up omitting 20 questions in all.

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I really have no idea how to feel about it. Overall I felt the distribution of tough problems and easier problems were about the same as 08, I would expect that 85 correct answers = 990 or around there. I did feel very rushed for time, I think I was on question 80 also when they announced 20 minutes remaining. I find though always with these tests is the number of stupid mistakes you make due to being rushed for time. Some people are good with things like that, but for me personally I find in all the practice tests I always get around 7-10 wrong that I would have gotten right if I had more time per question. Any idea why they said 6 weeks to get scores back??? It's all MC.... I thought there would be some sort of turnover time, but like...couldn't they technically give you your raw score as soon as you walk out the door?Ari

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I think I was on question 75 when they called 20 min. Had to rush through the remaining ones and see which ones I could answer quickly. For that reason I skipped a lot towards the end. About the scores, they were done on scantron so unless the proctors went and got them scanned and returned to the room to tell you your score I don't see why they would give your raw score right away.

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