Should I Retake my MCAT? If so, When?

Should I Retake my MCAT and When by Leah4sci

You’ve done everything in your power to prepare for the MCAT. You’ve sat for the exam, You hit “Score,” And now you wait. A 30 day wait for your scores can be restlessly nerve wracking. Ideally, you went into the exam 100% ready, And hit your target score. But things happen, And sometimes the exam does […]

Are You Ready for the MCAT?

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With a few weeks to your MCAT test date, how do you know that you’re really ready? It can be hard to feel confident. But there are ways you can know for sure as you approach your test that you are READY! This video takes you through a few self-evaluation questions to help you figure […]

MCAT Resources

MCAT Resources

With so much information out there, how do you even know where to start? Start with the the ‘How to use your MCAT resources‘ chapter in my new guide. Here is a list of resources (and why) I recommend using in preparation for your upcoming exam. Must-Have AAMC Resources: Why? because they write your exam! This […]

Too Many MCAT Notes?

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You’re premed! You’re a diligent student, and a hard worker. Which means… as you study you take notes. LOTS of notes! Perhaps too many? How neat are your MCAT notes? How detailed are they? As an undergraduate, I prided myself on taking very good notes. Approaching OCD level. I had a collection of colored pens […]

Overwhelmed and Missing Out for a 515 MCAT Score

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Studying for the MCAT can feel like drudgery work filled with anxiety. Stuck inside, hunkered down, head buried in a book while your friends and the whole rest of the world is passing you by. It is hard work! But it doesn’t have to be that dreary and scary. After all, hard work pays off! […]

What If I…

Tim Ferriss Ted Talk Video on Fear for premed students

Being a premed student is a journey filled not only with a lot of hard work and planning, but also with many doubts and fears. Do you find your thoughts running wild: What if my MCAT scores aren’t high enough? What if I miss early application deadlines? What if I get rejected? What if I’m […]

Scientific Journals for MCAT Passage Reading Practice

Scientific journals for MCAT prep video by Leah4sci

When it comes to the MCAT sciences, content is only the first step. Content will give you a foundation for understanding what is happening in any given passage or question. But true mastery of the MCAT comes from being able to do MCAT style passages and questions. For many students, the research and data process […]

SI Unit Conversion Cheat Sheet

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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 on how you can quickly […]

New Direction for the 2017 MCAT

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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 […]