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Burton is an MCAT blogger. He was an undergraduate at Harvard, where he majored in History before switching gears to pursue a career in medicine. He did a post-baccalaureate and is currently a fourth-year medical student at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is applying for a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Outside of things medical, he's a huge sports fan and loves football, basketball, and baseball.
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MCAT Scores for DO Schools
Looking for an educational program that focuses on holistic care? Obsessed with the musculoskeletal system? Osteopathic medical schools (DO programs) provide a great alternative to MD programs. So just what do MCAT scores for DO schools look like? In other words, what do you need to get into your dream DO program? In this post, […]
When to Take the MCAT: Timeline and Tips
When should you take the MCAT? The short answer is: when you’re ready. The right answer to when someone should take the MCAT depends on mostly unique personal circumstances. This post will go over some things to consider when deciding when you should take the MCAT. When Should You Take the MCAT? 1. When You’re […]
MCAT Time Management: Strategies for Successful Pacing
Struggling with managing your time for MCAT study? This post will go over strategies for MCAT time management and MCAT pacing!
What is a Good MCAT Score?
What is a good MCAT score or MCAT score range for applying to med school? Here are some factors to consider when you get your scores!
MCAT Score Percentiles
Wondering how to interpret MCAT score percentiles, and how your percentile may affect your med school application? Look no further than this post!
MCAT Examinee Agreement
As part of the registration process on test day, you will be required to sign the MCAT examinee agreement. What does that entail? Find out in this post!
Valid Identification for Your MCAT Test Day
This post goes over the criteria for valid identification for your MCAT test day and why knowing this is important for your MCAT success. Click for more!
MCAT Verbal Reasoning (CARS): The Importance of Reading Comprehension
MCAT Verbal Reasoning, now known as the Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills (MCAT CARS) section, may be one of the hardest MCAT topics to have a complete grasp on. While it may be possible to feel like you have an understanding of the Ideal Gas Law or memorized all the amino acids, understanding reading passages […]
Five Things That are Ruining Your MCAT Practice
Struggling to reach your MCAT goals? Can’t break through a certain score ceiling? Here are five things that might be ruining your MCAT practice.