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Should I do an MCAT Bootcamp?

For some pre-medical students, the MCAT is a standard summer marathon. You spend three months doing nothing except studying for the MCAT. This may sound intense but some students choose to bury themselves further in their studies by doing an MCAT bootcamp. These programs are typically run by test preparation companies and are considered the […]

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When Should I Start Studying for the MCAT?

  When should I start studying for the MCAT? This is a good question that all pre-medical students should be able to answer. There are two phases in studying for the MCAT. The first is taking the prerequisite courses required for the MCAT. The second is reviewing MCAT-specific material. As a pre-medical student, you start […]

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Taking Notes for the MCAT

All pre-medical students know that taking notes is important. The majority of students cannot just sit in class or read a textbook without taking notes and expect to do well on an exam. Taking notes for the MCAT is just as essential. Okay, so now you know to pull out some paper and writing utensils. […]

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Best MCAT Books of 2016

The MCAT is the entrance exam for medical school. As such, it is a very important exam and there are lots of resources out there to help prepare you for the test. With so many resources and books out there, which ones are the best MCAT books for 2016? This post will attempt to present […]

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How to Make Yourself Study for the MCAT

The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is an exam that all pre-medical students will need to take in order to attend medical school. Students know that they have to put in a lot of time and effort to do well on the exam but finding the motivation to do so can often be challenging. Here, […]

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Full-Length MCAT Practice Tests

The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is an exam that all pre-medical students will have to take in order to attend medical school. In a previous post, we discussed the importance of full-length MCAT practice tests in the top five strategies for MCAT success. Here, we describe in more detail to how to best utilize […]

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Should I Take an MCAT Class?

The MCAT is an extremely important part of the medical school application process. As we’ve discussed in “What is a good MCAT score?” and “MCAT Scores For Top Medical Schools,” a strong MCAT score can help applicants get into the medical school of their dreams. When facing the daunting task of studying for the MCAT, […]

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