We tend to put a lot of emphasis on the MCAT for being the gate-keeper for medical school admissions. Wouldn’t it be great if we could just skip taking the MCAT all together? You may be surprised to know that some medical schools that don’t require the MCAT to get in. There are schools […]
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April is a medical student who is passionate about passing the torch to up-and-coming pre-meds who are navigating the MCAT and med school admissions. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Clark Atlanta University and master’s degree in interdisciplinary health sciences from Drexel University College of Medicine. She loves magazines, audiobooks, kid and teen TV, and everything beauty!
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How to Remember everything for the MCAT
Remembering everything for the MCAT is stressful and time-consuming. Luckily, you don’t have to remember EVERYTHING to do well.
Is There a Passing MCAT Score?
Pre-meds are used to undergraduate courses where a grade of 70 or above is required to pass. A passing MCAT score is a little different.
How To Explain Low MCAT Scores
Explaining a low MCAT score will be an ongoing mission throughout the admissions process, but luckily you have control over the narrative.
What To Do The Day Before The MCAT
YAY! You’re almost at the MCAT finish line. You’ve studied hard for weeks, but now what? What should you do the day before the MCAT?
MCAT Rescheduling: One Thing to Consider
Knowing when to take the MCAT is almost as tough as taking the exam itself, but postponing your MCAT may boost your chances for medical school acceptance.
The Best MCAT Study Breaks
When we make our MCAT study schedules it’s easy to get carried away with the hours devoted to studying, but taking breaks is just as important!
What If My MCAT Score Is Below Average?
So after all of your prep and hard work, you get your MCAT score back and it’s nowhere near the 528 you were aiming for. What to do?
MCAT Examkrackers: Book Review
With so many MCAT books to choose from, picking the right one is like searching for a needle in a haystack. How do the MCAT Examkrackers books stack up?
What to Know If You’re Taking the July MCAT
The summer MCAT season is upon us! Before you panic, implement these 5 for taking the July MCAT and you will know all there is to know for test day.