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Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills is arguably the most important section of the MCAT. It’s also the most difficult and the most frustrating. Be a more competitive candidate by preparing more, not less.

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February 7, 2019 | by Alexis

To achieve a competitive score on the MCAT, you need to be as prepared as possible. Study the material, but also take the time to understand the test itself.

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January 24, 2019 | by Alexis

The MCAT will be very different from any test or exam that you’ve faced before. Find out as much as you can about it before you sit down to write.

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January 3, 2019 | by Alexis

The bad news is that the MCAT is a behemoth of a test. The good news is that you don’t have to be alone in preparing for it. At Prep101, there are instructors who know the material, who understand the test, and who can help you to succeed.

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December 13, 2018 | by Alexis

You should know the science. Definitely, review the theory. However, focus your time and attention on the section that matters most, the section that’s hardest to learn and adapt to.

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November 28, 2018 | by Alexis

mcat relevance explained

Medical schools aren’t looking for walking encyclopedias. They’re looking for doctors. And they’re using the MCATs to see whether you’ve got what it takes to work in medicine.

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mcat relevance explained

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November 14, 2018 | by Alexis

major mcat hurdles explained

The major difficulty of the MCAT has less to do with math and science requirements than it has to do with the test itself. Don’t just review the material. Prepare yourself to write. Start by understanding the unique nature of the MCAT.

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major mcat hurdles explained

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October 31, 2018 | by Alexis

major mcat myths explained

The MCAT is one of the most important tests that many students ever take. The good news is that it’s widely thought about and widely discussed. The bad news is that there is a lot of wrong information circulating.

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major mcat myths explained

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October 22, 2018 | by Alexis

mcat explained

Everything you need to know about the Med School Admission Test. What is the format of the test? What are the sections? What does the MCAT exam really test?

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October 18, 2018 | by Alexis

mcat explained

Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills (CARS) is the most difficult of the MCAT sections. You can’t study for it in the usual way, with any of the usual techniques you’ve used in the past. There are no defined topics to read and memorize.

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