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Jay B. Lusk

The MCAT 99th Percentile Club: How to Get In

9 min



Many students dream of a 99th percentile MCAT score, which can often be the ticket to a medical school acceptance. As of November 2021, the 99th percentile MCAT score is 522, a score that will certainly impress admissions committees— but how can you join this elite population of students? In this article, I describe the key strategies and behaviors of students who earn a coveted 99th percentile MCAT score.

What to do the day before your USMLE Step 2 Test Date

11 min



The day before your USMLE Step 2 CK examination may bring feelings of anxiety, desperation, and fear; after all, the examination you’ve spent so many hours preparing for is now on your doorstep. However, with the right strategy, you can avoid test-taking anxiety the day before your USMLE Step 2 CK examination.

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