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

By | 2018-04-24T13:22:32+00:00 April 18th, 2018|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 prep class: more “chill”

By | 2018-04-19T14:32:16+00:00 April 14th, 2018|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 on your own, using one or more book sets. Check out our review of several top MCAT prep book sets here. 2. You can take an MCAT prep [...]

MCAT prep class discounts: these are DEEP!

By | 2018-04-23T17:16:09+00:00 April 7th, 2018|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 class prep discounts, to help fit a [...]

List of MCAT books in 2018 from top MCAT prep companies

By | 2018-04-18T20:18:29+00:00 April 5th, 2018|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.

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

By | 2018-04-18T21:33:30+00:00 March 24th, 2018|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.

Gap year a good idea…or not?

By | 2018-02-26T16:19:44+00:00 February 26th, 2018|AMCAS Application, Medical School|

When is a gap year a good idea? What you really want to know is, how will adcoms view a gap year, and as such, when is a gap year a good idea? Which of these assumptions will they make: (1) it's evidence of personal failure (assuming you didn't get an acceptance the first time [...]