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How to Study for the MCAT Psychology and Sociology Sections

One of the major reasons the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) was revised was because the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) felt that memorizing basic science concepts was not enough to prepare pre-medical students for “modern medicine.” This led to the creation of the Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior, the new section […]

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How Much of a Score Increase Is Possible on the MCAT?

Let’s say you take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) and a month later, you receive your score but it’s lower than your original target score. You have to admit that you are disappointed and now have to consider retaking the exam. This is a common situation for thousands of pre-medical students every year. Retaking […]

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Duke MCAT Scores

Duke University School of Medicine is one of the best medical schools in the nation, ranked #8 by the U.S. News & World Report on the list of Best Medical Schools in Research. Founded in 1930, Duke is the youngest of the top medical schools in the nation. Duke MCAT scores for the most recent […]

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How to Predict Your MCAT Score

Pre-medical students would love to have a method to figure out what they would score on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) without actually taking the test. While there is no method to determine what your exact score will be, we can tell you how to predict your MCAT score. The answer is to take […]

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Memorization Techniques for the MCAT

Studying for the MCAT is tough. There is a lot science content that students need to have memorized in order to do well on the exam. So how do students do it? We’ll tell you! In this post, we describe some great memorization techniques for the MCAT. These techniques are great for reviewing the sciences […]

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Top Five Strategies for MCAT Success

The MCAT is not an easy exam, but every year tens of thousands of pre-medical students receive stunning MCAT scores. How do these students do it? This is a great question that students ask me all the time. In reality, there is no one right answer. There are numerous ways for students to study for […]

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When Was the New MCAT Launched

In 2012, the president of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) announced in an open letter to all pre-medical students a new Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). The reason given for the change was that “the health system of tomorrow will require a different kind of physician.” Instead of focusing just on core concepts […]

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