SI Unit Conversion Cheat Sheet

SI units and conversion factors mcat cheat sheet leah4sci

Unit Conversions or Dimensional Analysis doesn’t have to be so confusing! The cheat sheet below is a short list of important units, prefix values and conversions to memorize for the MCAT. (You should also memorize these for your chemistry and physics classes) Start with this Tutorial Video: Unit Conversions Series Part 1 (coming this week) on how […]

New Direction for the 2017 MCAT

New direction for the 2017 MCAT Leah4Sci

You need the MCAT for medical school. And yes, it’s 7.5 hours long. Yes, it covers eight disciplines. Yes, it takes a lot of preparation. The best way to conquer something difficult is to be as prepared as possible. When it comes to the MCAT, preparation doesn’t just mean content and practice. It also requires understanding what […]

Step 5: Making the Most of Your MCAT Study Time

Content is Only the Foundation

At this point, you should understand what the MCAT is all about (Step 1) and have a daily/weekly study scheduled mapped out (Step 4). Stumbled onto the Ultimate MCAT Prep Guide? Click to Start at the very Beginning. Now that you have your schedule and even know which subjects to cover, HOW do you cover that […]

Step 4: Creating Your Custom MCAT Study Schedule

Map out your study schedule

At this point in the Guide, you should understand the MCAT (Step 1), have begun personalizing your Guide Companion Workbook with your dream school and target score (Step 2), and assembled all of your MCAT resources (Step 3). Stumbled onto the Ultimate MCAT Prep Guide? Click to Start at the Beginning. Are you ready to […]

Step 3: MCAT Resources: How Many, Which Ones, and When?

Assemble your Resources

In Step 1 you learned all about the MCAT, in Step 2 you created a timeline and set your targets. Stumbled onto the Ultimate MCAT Prep Guide? Click to Start at the Beginning. Now what? Let’s quickly discuss resources so that you are ready to move on to Step 4 and plan your daily/weekly study […]

Banned from Taking the MCAT

Banned from taking the MCAT

As an MCAT Tutor, it’s natural to assume I’ve taken the exam for myself, maybe multiple times. “So you tutor for the MCAT? When did you take the new exam and how did you score?” Fair enough questions, right? Since the new MCAT was first rolled out in April 2015, this has been asked by […]

Step 2: Setting Your MCAT Goals and Target Score

First Target Medical School

In Step 1 of this guide you learned what the MCAT was all about from timeline to expectations. Let’s continue. Stumbled onto the Ultimate MCAT Prep Guide? Click to Start at the Beginning. One of my favorite quotes is: Your dream is to become a doctor, but what’s your plan? You know you need to […]

Step 1: MCAT Logistics: Overview Academics and Timing

THE ULTIMATE MCAT PREP GUIDE

Stumbled onto the Ultimate MCAT Prep Guide? Click to Start at the Beginning. MCAT stands for Medical College Admissions Test. The MCAT is like the SAT for medical school. In addition to all of your college courses, research, volunteering, clinical experience, and other extra-curricular activities, you will need a strong MCAT score as part of […]

Active Writing for Long Term MCAT Memorization

Active Writing for Long Term Memorization for MCAT studying

Preparing for the MCAT is a slow and steady process. But with so much to learn and remember, How do you ensure that you don’t forget the old material as you move on learning more and more new content? The purpose of Phase 1 is building a solid content foundation. This is accompanied by the […]