MCAT prep course discounts: these are DEEP!

By | April 25th, 2017|MCAT Prep|

Here's our BKS* (best kept secret)!! MCAT Prep Course Discounts Psssst! We're about to share a valuable secret...reserved for visitors ONLY. We have the MCAT prep course discounts you are looking for, to help fit a class into your budget. Here are the special DEEP discount codes for Princeton Review and Kaplan MCAT prep courses!  (We're working with other [...]

MCAT books: Review of Kaplan, Princeton Review, Examkrackers, Berkeley Review MCAT prep books

By | April 21st, 2017|MCAT Prep|

MCAT prep book sets come in all different shapes and sizes, with varying benefits and upsides to each. There is not one book set that is ideal for every MCAT studier, which is why you really can’t believe anyone who tells you one book set is ‘better’ than another.

Best summer MCAT prep boot camps

By | April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Just 6 weeks to go! Summer MCAT prep boot camp: Ready? Set! Go. Time to ramp it up! If you've been on the fence about putting the finishing touches on your own summer MCAT prep or getting help from the professionals, you have about a week to finalize your decision! Some of the best summer MCAT [...]

Why would anyone choose DO vs MD?

By | April 21st, 2017|Medical School|

Osteopathic medical training is becoming increasingly popular as U.S. lawmakers are increasingly concerned about the high cost of care and therefore, much more interested in preventative care and alternative methods as means of reducing such costs.

A comprehensive list of MCAT prep books in 2017

By | April 20th, 2017|MCAT Prep|

Each line of MCAT prep books has unique strengths and weaknesses. It's not a one-size-fits-all purchase pre-med students are making here. And that's why we put this list together: you deserve to go into the MCAT with confidence that your books helped, not hurt, your score.

Is August too late to take the MCAT? Why would I wait to take it later?

By | April 18th, 2017|MCAT Prep|

Is August too late? Is August too late to take the MCAT? I would've taken it earlier but it was really the only week this summer that would work. I'm planning on submitting my medical school application as soon as I get my scores... I just want to make sure the schools will be seeing [...]

Kaplan or Princeton Review for the best MCAT prep course?

By | April 18th, 2017|MCAT Prep|

So what's the best MCAT prep course? In any given year, between 70 and 80% of MCAT takers enroll in a formal MCAT prep course. In this post, I review the courses offered by the two most popular test prep companies, Kaplan and The Princeton Review.

Is getting into an Ivy League med school everything it’s cracked up to be?

By | April 18th, 2017|Medical School, Pre Med Undergrad|

Your best option is to choose a medical school that you like, that you can afford, with a good program in your area of study, and GPA/MCAT scores you can crack. And since financial aid is available to every medical school student irrespective of her or his finances, you truly can go anywhere you can get accepted!

How do I write a personal statement for my med school application?

By | April 18th, 2017|AMCAS Application|

A personal statement is your chance to sell yourself to the admissions committee (adcom) at the medical schools you want to attend. Yes, it's a bit of a brag. You’re putting together the rationale for the adcom committee—and the medical school—to include you in a very select group of students that will both represent and [...]

My MCAT prep study schedule for pre-med procrastinators: MCAT prep in 8 weeks!

By | April 3rd, 2017|MCAT Prep|

I started by reading the Examkrackers Complete Study Package, then taking practice tests every 2-3 days. I added reading from the Berkeley Review full set, and finished by taking a practice test every single day, followed by a 3-4 hour review session. That's it!