Hardest Part of the MCAT

What’s the hardest part of the MCAT? One of the most difficult aspects, perhaps the most difficult aspect, of the MCAT is that it covers more material than any exam you have ever taken in your life. Think about it, some of the hardest college classes out there are organic chemistry, biochemistry, and physics. Take Read more about Hardest Part of the MCAT[…]

How to Prepare for the MCAT Behavioral Science Section

How can I best prepare for the behavioral science section of the MCAT? When the AAMC remade the MCAT in 2015, they added a new section, the behavioral science section. The section covers both sociology and psychology. Becase there is no resource out there that covers every single term you might expect to see in Read more about How to Prepare for the MCAT Behavioral Science Section[…]

Classes to Take For the MCAT

How will my pre-med classes help me succeed on the MCAT? Although medical schools vary by what pre-med classes they require and which classes they simply recommend, it is important to understand how your pre-med classes will help you attain pre-med success. The MCAT doesn’t just test you on your ability to memorize countless scientific Read more about Classes to Take For the MCAT[…]

What MCAT Score Do I Need?

How important is getting a high MCAT score? The MCAT is the only consistent academic measure available to admissions committees. For this reason, the MCAT is more important than your GPA. It would be wise to making getting a top MCAT score a high priority. Many medical schools screen applications based on MCAT scores. You Read more about What MCAT Score Do I Need?[…]

MCAT Equations – Should I Memorize Them?

Should I memorize MCAT equations? There are hundreds of equations covered by the MCAT and knowing whether or not you need to memorize all of them is extremely important. The simple answer is that you should not spend your time trying to memorize every single equation that might show up on the MCAT. Why? Because Read more about MCAT Equations – Should I Memorize Them?[…]

When Should I Start Doing MCAT Practice Problems?

Which is more important? MCAT Practice problems or content review? The short answer is that both are more important at different times. When you first begin studying for the MCAT, you should be spending the majority of your study time learning the content and a minimal amount of time doing practice problems. Once you have Read more about When Should I Start Doing MCAT Practice Problems?[…]

Should I Time Myself While Doing MCAT Practice Problems?

How often should I be doing practice problems? Our analysis of top MCAT scorers has revealed that those who succeed on the MCAT make doing practice problems the central aspect of their study plan. For this reason, you should start doing practice problems from day one. Doing so will give you an understanding of your Read more about Should I Time Myself While Doing MCAT Practice Problems?[…]

Will Reading Improve my MCAT Score?

Will reading improve my reading comprehension abilities? Yes! Students that tend to have the easiest time on the Critical Reading section of the MCAT tend to be avid readers. And as you may know, 80 to 90 percent of MCAT questions are passage based questions. For this reason, improving your critical reading skills will not Read more about Will Reading Improve my MCAT Score?[…]

The Most High-yield MCAT Topics

Are some concepts more important than others? Learning every single MCAT concept perfectly would take someone hundreds of years. Think about it, people spend entire PhD programs studying a single enzyme! Since you don’t have hundreds of years to prepare for the MCAT, you are going to need to prioritize your studying of certain concepts Read more about The Most High-yield MCAT Topics[…]

How to Get a High MCAT Score – My 99th Percentile MCAT Score

Hi. My name is Andrew George, a 99th percentile MCAT tutor for MCAT Self Prep, the creators of the Free MCAT Prep Course. I am excited to tell you how I was able to score in the 99th percentile on the MCAT without spending thousands on a test prep company. As I was trying to decide how Read more about How to Get a High MCAT Score – My 99th Percentile MCAT Score[…]

The Most Important Thing to Know About the MCAT

What’s the most important thing to know about the MCAT? The MCAT is one of the most challenging exams there is. So, if there was one thing you should know about it that would improve your chances at getting a top score, what would that be? Based on our analysis of top MCAT scorers, the Read more about The Most Important Thing to Know About the MCAT[…]