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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
To be considered at Canadian and American medical schools, you need to start by achieving highly competitive scores on the MCAT. The best applicants have balanced numbers with high scores on each of the sections.
To be considered by Canadian and American medical schools, you need to achieve a competitive MCAT score in each of its four sections. Study smart. Begin by understanding the test itself, and what you’ll be asked in each section.