How Often Can I Retake the MCAT?

Taking the MCAT once is already a grueling experience but sometimes you just have to take it again. You’re not happy with your score, you know you can do better, and you are willing to go through the process all over again. Let’s say you improve your score on your second attempt but still don’t […]

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Can Anyone Take the MCAT?

The MCAT stands for the Medical College Admission Test. Created by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), this exam is typically taken by pre-medical students interested in attending medical school. You might wonder though, can anyone take the MCAT? The answer is no but pre-medical students should not be concerned. MCAT Eligibility According to […]

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Do You Need a Calculator for the MCAT?

The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) requires knowledge on a number of scientific disciplines, including general chemistry and physics. Pre-medical courses on these two subjects typically involve a fair amount of math. Students often have to do stoichiometric calculations or gas law computations in general chemistry. Physics has even more math, as homework assignments and […]

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Should I retake the MCAT?

A friend and advisor once told me regarding standardized exams that one should “do it once, and do it right.” In an ideal world, you would hit your MCAT score target on one try and be extremely happy with how you did. This is unfortunately not the case for everyone. Sometimes, people bomb the MCAT […]

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How much does the MCAT cost?

Applying to medical school can be a lengthy and expensive process. Knowing about the costs and coming up with a budget can go a long way in saving money. An important and universal cost for medical school applicants is the MCAT. So, how much does the MCAT cost? How much does the MCAT cost? We’ll […]

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