Created by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the MCAT exam is designed to help medical school admissions committees evaluate applicants. It is not an easy exam and many students struggle to attain their target scores. It is quite common for students to retake the MCAT. These students aren’t happy with their scores and […]
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Ken is a former blog writer for Magoosh who left to focus on developing novel and effective ways to help students achieve success on the MCAT exam.
You need to know the MCAT subjects so you’re ready for test day. That’s why our experts have compiled a complete list of MCAT topics for you!
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Getting into medical school is tough these days. If you want to increase your chances, you will want a great MCAT score. A top 10% MCAT score can certainly do the job. To attain this score, you will need a total of 513 or higher on the new MCAT. Top 10% MCAT Score A top […]
According to The MCAT Essentials (PDF) there are no formal MCAT prerequisites. That being said, it’s not wise to take the exam without sufficient preparation. Here, we’ll describe the informal MCAT prerequisites that students should aim to complete. Informal MCAT Prerequisites: Recommended Courses Here are some courses that will help prepare you for the MCAT […]
The MCAT is an important exam, one that you cannot afford do miss. So what time does the MCAT start? The official MCAT start time is 8:00 AM. However, the actual time that you begin your exam will vary depending on how long it takes you to go through the check-in process. It will […]
Studying for exams by yourself can be a rather painful process. The MCAT is no different. An MCAT study group can be great way to both study and have a little fun at the same time. It seems like a win-win situation but you have to be careful. Sometimes study groups end up being less […]
An important step of preparing for the MCAT is taking full-length MCAT practice tests. There are three important reasons to take practice tests: Figure out what content you need to review Build up the endurance to maintain focus throughout the entire exam Reduce testing anxiety The last reason is a big one. The MCAT can […]