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Psst! These sizzling Princeton Review discounts on MCAT courses are deep!

By | 2017-12-13T22:57:14+00:00 December 13th, 2017|MCAT Prep|

$400 discount on Princeton Review Ultimate Classroom MCAT prep course If you're planning to take the MCAT in 2018, here's a verrrrry hot tip! Visitors to our website can access the Princeton Review discounts on their Ultimate Classroom course for the next 30 days (December 14-January 14). By signing up, you'll save up to $400 [...]

Best MCAT prep course—Kaplan or Princeton Review?

By | 2017-12-01T12:26:15+00:00 November 27th, 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.

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

By | 2017-12-01T12:45:36+00:00 November 26th, 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.

3.7/511: is this a good GPA MCAT combo for medical school admission?

By | 2017-12-01T11:55:08+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Pre Med Undergrad|

A GPA MCAT combo of 3.7/32 will give you a 75% chance of at least one acceptance. But there's a lot of anecdotal evidence that with lower numbers on both fronts (a 3.6/30) you could still get through with great ECs, LORs, and an excellent personal interview!

Taking the MCAT: best MCAT study tips

By | 2017-11-27T12:04:15+00:00 November 21st, 2017|MCAT Prep|

Who can you trust for the best MCAT study tips? No one knows you better than you, which is why you're the best person to design the best MCAT study plan for you as you begin this most important ascent of your college career. So which MCAT study tips should you follow, and which can you ignore? [...]

Science GPA vs cumulative GPA…which is more important to medical schools?

By | 2017-12-05T11:14:58+00:00 November 19th, 2017|AMCAS Application|

Your science GPA (sGPA), or BCPM (biology, chemistry, physics and math) score is going to be critical to your application, for obvious reasons. Here are some ways to calculate, and raise yours.

Self-paced MCAT course: smart strategy for juniors?

By | 2017-11-27T12:03:54+00:00 November 18th, 2017|MCAT Prep|

The self-paced MCAT: best option? On this website, we've addressed lots of different ways you can prep for the MCAT. —You can take Princeton Review or Kaplan, or one of many assorted courses for the months leading up to end of junior year or the summer immediately after junior year. Here's a review of Kaplan [...]

Medical Schools by State

By | 2017-11-27T12:03:09+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Medical School|

Medical Schools by State: A Comprehensive List Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC Here’s a comprehensive list of medical schools by state as of June, 2017. We also have two other lists you can search: —US MD schools by state, and —US DO schools by state, depending on your desired path. In the near [...]

MCAT prep books in 2017: a comprehensive list

By | 2017-11-27T12:23:02+00:00 November 15th, 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.