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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.

Best MCAT books by subject

By | 2017-09-21T17:24:42+00:00 June 16th, 2017|MCAT Prep|

When looking for the best MCAT books by subject, it’s hard to find reviews for specific books. If you take a class with Princeton Review, Kaplan, Examkrackers and other MCAT prep companies, your MCAT books by subject, CDs and online resources will be included in the cost of the class. However, that doesn't prevent you [...]

Should I study for the MCAT during the summer?

By | 2017-09-21T17:24:31+00:00 June 13th, 2017|MCAT Prep|

When it comes to when to MCAT study, I’d start with the adage, “There’s no time like the present!” If you can study for the MCAT during the summer, there’s an obvious advantage: you’ll probably have more free time than you will when school picks up again. Whatever study you can fit in on the MCAT [...]

Med school application process: what’s the cost?

By | 2017-09-21T17:23:44+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|AMCAS Application|

Will it break the bank? Getting accepted to med school takes stellar grades, a great MCAT score, and unique volunteering and research experience, among other things (check out specifics here). But besides brains, determination and a little bit of luck, the med school application process is guaranteed to set you back a few pretty pennies! [...]

When should I apply to medical school?

By | 2017-09-13T19:53:21+00:00 May 9th, 2016|AMCAS Application|

When to apply to medical school...here's a quick and simple answer! Want to apply to medical school? It boils down to three main steps: (1) Deciding on the medical school program(s) you want to pursue (2) Taking the MCAT; working hard in pre-med classes (3) Applying to the schools you want to attend Deciding on a medical [...]

ExamKrackers or Berkeley Review for live MCAT prep courses?

By | 2017-09-21T17:31:50+00:00 January 11th, 2016|MCAT Prep|

I can't offer as much detail on ExamKrackers or Berkeley Review since I don't live anywhere near one of their prep centers. All in all though, judging by the quality of books they produce and user reviews on SDN, if you live close to one of these companies, you should definitely check them out. To be clear, this [...]