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5 Must-Know Biology Concepts

One of the main reasons why it’s so difficult to prepare for the MCAT is the wide breadth of material covered on the exam. The MCAT isn’t like a final exam that only covers the material you learn in one college class. Instead, the MCAT encompasses many classes, including general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, biology, […]

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MCAT Genetics: What to Know

Biology is the most tested subject on the MCAT. This makes sense since physicians need to know a lot of biology. The biology material covered on the exam is split between molecular biology and physiology. In this post, we will focus on the molecular biology, specifically genetics. This is a topic that many students are […]

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MCAT Hormones: What to Know

Biology is the most tested subject on the MCAT. This makes sense since physicians need to know a lot of biology. The biology material covered on the exam is split between molecular biology and physiology. In this post, we will focus on the physiology, specifically hormones. You may recall learning about all of the different […]

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MCAT Amino Acids: What to Know

You have probably already heard that the new MCAT has a lot more biochemistry than the old MCAT. It’s not that there was no biochemistry on the old exam but it just wasn’t a major emphasis. On the new MCAT, biochemistry is the second most tested natural science subject after biology. You might now recall […]

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MCAT Biology: 5 Must Know Biology Concepts & How to Study

The MCAT is designed to test a candidate’s fitness for medical school. As such, much of the science material is geared towards living systems, biology, and the human body. The Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems is the most biology-heavy section, with 59 questions devoted to cellular biology, molecular biology, physiology, biochemistry, and organic […]

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