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MCAT Study Schedule: 2 Months

In an ideal world, everyone could devote 20 hours per week to studying for the MCAT. 20 hours over a period of 15 weeks or more will achieve 300 hours of study time—a target time highly recommended by experts! However, the majority of medical school applicants are juggling classes, work, families, or some combination thereof. […]

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MCAT Prep Timeline

An MCAT prep timeline can take different shapes and sizes. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to creating a timeline for MCAT prep, but there are some general principles that can be applied for any type of studying plan. Here’s an example of a timeline that takes into account these principles. For the sake of completeness, […]

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How to Create an MCAT Study Plan

You’ve decided to take the plunge and take the MCAT! After years of studying the basic sciences, you’re ready to chart your course. This post will discuss some tips and tricks on how to create an MCAT study plan. How to Create an MCAT Study Plan 1. Decide how long you have to study for […]

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MCAT Prerequisites

According to The MCAT Essentials 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 — […]

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