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

By | 2018-03-21T14:32:12+00:00 March 24th, 2018|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.

Medical mission trips—worth their weight in gold?

By | 2018-03-21T12:22:36+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|AMCAS Application|

Will medical mission trips on my resume give me the bang for my buck from admissions committees? Medical mission trips have increased in numbers, causing many premeds to assume they're a necessary part of the med school admissions packet. They aren't. In fact, doing a medical mission trip for the wrong reasons, or going on [...]

MCAT study schedule—3 options

By | 2018-03-21T14:30:47+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|MCAT Prep|

Best MCAT study schedule for acing the test? Search the Internet, and you’ll find countless MCAT study schedules, MCAT study resources, and MCAT study tips. Everyone has their opinion on the best way to approach the MCAT based on their own experience and from hearing legendary tales of pre-med gunners on the street. However, what "best" is as elusive [...]

Best MCAT course: Kaplan vs Princeton Review, and why?

By | 2018-03-20T14:46:17+00:00 March 20th, 2018|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.

MCAT prep class discounts: these are DEEP!

By | 2018-03-20T14:35:28+00:00 March 18th, 2018|MCAT Prep|

These MCAT prep class discounts are our BKS* (best kept secret)!! Psssst! We're about to share a valuable secret...reserved for visitors ONLY. Some of the MCAT prep class discounts the companies have passed along to us, we're passing along to you. They are generously offering some of their deepest MCAT class prep discounts, to help fit a [...]

List of MCAT books in 2018 from top MCAT prep companies

By | 2018-03-15T12:52:21+00:00 March 17th, 2018|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 there still a chance I could be accepted to medical school for this year?

By | 2018-03-16T18:51:52+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Medical School|

Re-evaluate your application to find weak areas. You’ll have several months and maybe a year or more to get involved in activities, courses and jobs to supplement your resume and improve your standing the second time around. Use your time wisely.

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