MCAT Scoring Process: Commonly Asked Questions

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Whether you’re getting antsy waiting for your MCAT score report to arrive or whether you’re just heading into the MCAT wondering how it all works, you probably have some questions about what goes into the process that provides you with your all-important MCAT score. Without further ado, here are our...

Can I Cancel My MCAT and Postpone It?

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If you are deciding whether or not you should cancel and postpone your MCAT, you are not alone! Many students experience the stress and frustration of being in this position, and in fact it is not uncommon at all. There are a great variety of unpredictable things that can impede...

2023 Guide to Choosing an MCAT Test Date

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As a premedical student, you’re probably a master scheduler, squeezing in time for clinical volunteering and sleep between four-hour organic chemistry labs and studying for midterms. All along, you’ve been checking things off your premed checklist: shadowing, required coursework, and research. Now the MCAT is coming up on your list...

The 2023 Best MCAT Practice Tests

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A stellar MCAT score can be achieved through an infinite combination of study methods and resources. But most successful MCAT study schedules do have one thing in common. Whether you structure your studying to include printed books, online videos, or pre-made flashcard decks, one element of preparation is necessary for...

6 Reasons to Retake the MCAT

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Despite months of studying, the day of the MCAT may not go as planned and leave pre-medical students considering whether a retake is necessary. Though the AAMC allows taking the MCAT up to three times per year, it is best practice to minimize the number of times this exam is...

How Important is Your MCAT Score for Medical School Admissions

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The MCAT is one of the most difficult standardized tests you will take, and it is a key component of medical school applications. However, its importance for medical school admissions, and specifically its value to admissions committees, remains shrouded in mystery. Placing too little or too much emphasis on the...

8 Overlooked Aspects of MCAT Prep

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Most key aspects of MCAT prep receive due attention, but there are several important factors that are often overlooked. These include study and preparation tips as well as strategies for maximizing test day performance. It is often difficult to make sense of all the available information from so many different...

2023 MCAT Test Dates

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The 2023 MCAT test dates have been announced and we are here to let you know when you should take the MCAT and start studying for it, when scores will be released, and  give you plenty of MCAT study tips! Here are some of our favorite tips and tricks for...

MCAT: How to Prepare/What to Expect For Test Day

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After endless weeks of studying, the day to take your Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is in sight. This can feel like the most important test of your life up to this point, especially if you have been dreaming of becoming a doctor for a while. There is no more...

How to Study for the MCAT: 6-Month MCAT Study Plan

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This MCAT study plan is ideal for students who will benefit from a long-term study period, or for post-baccalaureates who are working full-time and only have approximately 10-20 weeks available to study per week during evenings and weekends. However, anyone can follow this timeline. It has distinct advantages of avoiding...

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