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MCAT study schedule: two options

By | 2017-11-29T12:07:08+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 [...]

Doctor shortage in the U.S.?

By | 2017-11-15T12:07:17+00:00 October 21st, 2017|Medical School, Pre Med Undergrad|

What doctor shortage? Is a doctor shortage coming? What's the job security potential for today's pre-med students, and for those just beginning med school? It depends on who you ask. The AAMC says the U.S. could be as much as 130,000 doctors short in just a decade or so. The Association of Medical [...]

Re-submit the same LORs the second time around?

By | 2017-09-27T18:45:52+00:00 September 28th, 2017|AMCAS Application|

Re-submit the same LORs if they're targeted to impress! The much-hyped LORs (letters of recommendation) are hyped for a reason. They're hardly a second-tier piece of the medical school application puzzle. In fact, many a pre-med has been undone by an unflattering letter from a professor or previous boss. Several of our posts [...]

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 [...]

Is getting an A in Organic Chemistry even possible?…and what if I get a C in a pre-med class?

By | 2017-10-23T12:14:51+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Pre Med Undergrad|

Participate in class. One of your best resources is your professor, so use her/him when you're in class to clarify concepts. Also make use of your TA when needed. You need to understand each concept before moving on.

Top 10 reasons to go to medical school

By | 2017-10-30T14:36:42+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Medical School, Pre Med Undergrad|

So what are the top 10 reasons to go to medical school? Read on for ours... Most doctors will give you some pretty heady reasons why they chose medicine as a career. Those reasons have probably changed from the time they decided to go pre-med in the first place, since many premeds jump headlong into [...]

3 key skills you need to ace the MCAT

By | 2017-09-27T20:07:54+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|MCAT Prep|

Yes, you really can ace the MCAT! As every budding pre-medical student knows, the MCAT covers content from a number of areas: general biology, biochemistry, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, psychology, sociology, and others. While a mastery of these subjects is necessary to excel on the MCAT, there are three key skills that also contribute [...]