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We have dozens of posts to help you prepare to take the MCAT. We’ve done the work to make your path to MCAT success easier. From a review of the best MCAT prep books to the best MCAT course: Kaplan or Princeton Review, we’ll help you get the resources and tools you need to succeed. Check out our comprehensive list of MCAT books in 2018 from top MCAT prep companies to allow you to compare all the MCAT book options.

Study schedule for MCAT prep

As you prepare for the MCAT, you can use our MCAT study schedule—in fact 3 MCAT study options. We’ll help you balance MCAT prep with school and work. We’ll give you details about the MCAT self-study option, the self-paced MCAT prep class, and even last minute summer MCAT prep courses. Then we review the best full-length MCAT practice tests, so you have everything you need to succeed.

MCAT tutoring and MCAT subject books

Will customized tutoring help you meet your MCAT goals? What are the best MCAT subject books? You can read about them here. Will reading The Economist improve an MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning score? Believe it or not, the answer may be yes!

Best time for MCAT study, taking the MCAT

When to study for the MCAT is also not so much a science but a factor you can plan ahead for. And regarding the question of when to take the MCAT…is MCAT study best while in school with less time to study, or after school ends (pushing your AMCAS application back)? Is August too late to take the MCAT? It’s all here. Dive into our MCAT posts and you’ll find a rich trove of detail that will unpack the supposed mystique around this test.

Self-paced MCAT prep class: more “chill”

By |2019-09-05T16:18:19-06:00September 3rd, 2019|MCAT Prep|

The self-paced MCAT prep class: smart option? On this website, we've assembled lots of advice to help you choose the best MCAT prep route: 1. You can study independently, using one or more book sets. Check out our review of several top MCAT prep book sets here. 2. You can take an MCAT live prep course, [...]

Kaplan vs Princeton Review: best MCAT prep course, and why?

By |2019-09-05T16:18:08-06:00September 1st, 2019|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.

List of MCAT books in 2019 from top MCAT prep companies

By |2019-09-05T16:17:53-06:00August 30th, 2019|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.

Best MCAT study schedule—3 MCAT study options

By |2019-09-05T16:17:00-06:00August 24th, 2019|MCAT Prep|

What's the 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 MCAT prep schedule based on their own experience and from hearing legendary tales of pre-med gunners on the street. However, what "best" is as [...]

MCAT prep class discounts: these are DEEP!

By |2019-09-05T16:19:09-06:00August 7th, 2019|MCAT Prep|

These MCAT prep class discounts are our BKS* (best kept secret)!! Psssst! We're about to share a valuable secret...reserved for premedFAQ.com 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 prep course discounts, to help fit a [...]

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

By |2019-06-11T14:34:41-06:00October 1st, 2018|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!