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Best MCAT prep course—Kaplan or Princeton Review?

By | 2017-11-15T13:22:16+00:00 November 14th, 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.

Self-paced MCAT course: smart strategy for juniors?

By | 2017-11-15T13:38:21+00:00 November 11th, 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 [...]

Taking the MCAT: best MCAT study tips

By | 2017-11-15T13:52:01+00:00 November 7th, 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? [...]

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

By | 2017-11-15T14:04:52+00:00 November 1st, 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.

MCAT study schedule

By | 2017-11-15T14:08:52+00:00 October 29th, 2017|MCAT Prep|

Best MCAT Study Schedule for Acing the Test? Searching the Internet, you’ll find countless MCAT study schedules, and MCAT study tips. Everyone has their opinion on the best way to approach the MCAT based on their own Stretch it out, or quick prep? experience and from those legendary tales on the street. However, as you’ve probably [...]

MCAT prep books in 2017: a comprehensive list

By | 2017-11-15T14:16:43+00:00 October 27th, 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.

The best MCAT prep methods for 3 learning styles

By | 2017-09-27T20:13:17+00:00 September 19th, 2017|MCAT Prep|

What's your personal "learning style?" Some MCAT prep companies make the mistake of assuming that one approach fits all test-takers. If you've been preparing for the MCAT, you Visual or kinesthetic learner? likely already know that even “time-tested” methods that seem to work for “most people” may sometimes not yield the best results [...]