How to Pace Yourself During the MCAT

You’ve worked your way through all the content required for the MCAT. You’ve started learning how the AAMC wants you to...
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Mastering Content with Self-Testing

If you ask any friend who scored exceptionally high on the MCAT for studying advice, they are likely to tell you...
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Using Practice Tests to Simulate Test Day

Most students who have taken the MCAT will consistently cite taking practice tests as the most important part of their preparation....
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The 7 Best Free Resources to Help You Study for the MCAT

It’s no secret that studying for the MCAT can be expensive. Signing up for the test, purchasing study materials, working with tutors,...
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Getting the Right Resources

Success on the MCAT does not necessarily mean getting a high score. Personal success is instead defined by overperforming based on...
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Starting to Study for the MCAT

The MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test) is without a doubt one of the greatest struggles that premeds face. It’s unlike any test you’ve ever taken.
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Taking MCAT practice tests provided by the AAMC and MCAT prep companies

Although there is an extensive amount of content that must be learned for the MCAT, mastering this test requires practice, practice,...
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How is the MCAT scored and what is considered a good MCAT score?

In the medical school admission process perhaps no facet of one’s application carries as much weight as the MCAT. Of course, the...
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What’s the best way to study for the MCAT? Should I use flashcards?

Something that frustrated me while I was studying for the MCAT was the gamut of opinions that existed on what was...
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How I approached dense scientific passages on the new MCAT

Many of my students have come to me from other prep companies, lamenting that they were perfectly able to learn the...
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How I got a perfect score on the CARS section

The CARS section of the MCAT for many is the most daunting one of all, despite being the only section on...
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When you should plan on taking the MCAT

MCAT Basics: How important in the MCAT? Why does it matter? When should I take the MCAT? Of course the process...
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How to get a high score on the MCAT (tips from a 100th percentile scorer).

To be completely honest, there is no single trick to getting a high score on the MCAT,  and anybody who tries...
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