3 Ways to Maximize Your Thanksgiving Break

For most people, Holiday vacations mean taking a break from school and doing something fun. For students who are in school while studying for the MCAT, however, getting time off from school is the time to ramp up one’s MCAT studies. In this week’s MCAT tip, I’m going to outline 3 simple things that you Read more about 3 Ways to Maximize Your Thanksgiving Break[…]

Most Commonly Missed Concept #1: Michaelis-Menten Kinetics

Overview: After Amino Acids and the Metabolic Pathways, Michaelis-Menten Kinetics is easily the next most commonly tested topic on the MCAT. In fact, you are likely to see about as many Michaelis-Mentin Kinetics questions on test day as you are to see Organic Chemistry questions. Yet, Kaplan devotes an entire book to Organic Chemistry and only Read more about Most Commonly Missed Concept #1: Michaelis-Menten Kinetics[…]

Why Quizlet is 10x Better than Anki for the MCAT

Many premeds are infatuated with Anki, but I found it to be extremely difficult to use as I was studying for the MCAT. Because of this, I simply decided to make all of my notecards by hand. Here are pictures of all the notecards I made while studying for the MCAT: And yes, those are Read more about Why Quizlet is 10x Better than Anki for the MCAT[…]

Is the MCAT Stressing You Out? Fight Back with the 5 Key Habits!

Studying for the MCAT can be one of the most stressful endeavors you have ever undertaken in your life. It can be especially stressful considering that you also need to juggle research, volunteering, shadowing, and several other essential checklist items for your medical school application. In studying for the Behavioral Sciences section of the MCAT, Read more about Is the MCAT Stressing You Out? Fight Back with the 5 Key Habits![…]

5 Ways To Study for the MCAT Using Your Smart Phone

You can do almost anything with your smart phone these days. You can video call a friend in China, order pizza with the click of a button, and even see in the dark! So, if your smart phone can help you do these and an almost infinitely large number of other things, then why can’t Read more about 5 Ways To Study for the MCAT Using Your Smart Phone[…]

How Jordan Improved His MCAT Score from a 498 to a 516 in Just 3 Months!

My student Jordan has been having some major success and I wanted to share it with you! When Jordan first started studying for the MCAT, he was unsure of where to start. He didn’t want to pay for a pricey prep course, but he was also struggling to figure out which materials would be the Read more about How Jordan Improved His MCAT Score from a 498 to a 516 in Just 3 Months![…]

How Rebecca Improved Her MCAT Score From a 507 to a 515 in Just Two Months!

My student Rebecca recently got her score back, and I wanted to share the news with you! After taking the MCAT back in 2016, she wasn’t super thrilled about her score. She wanted a score that would wow the top-25 medical schools she was aiming for. Near the end of January, she decided to give Read more about How Rebecca Improved Her MCAT Score From a 507 to a 515 in Just Two Months![…]

Classes to Take For 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 facts. It expects you to be able to use your science Read more about Classes to Take For the MCAT[…]