Studying in the Shower

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Time is often the biggest issue when it comes to studying for the MCAT. With 3 years worth of undergraduate studies to master for the exam, not to mention all the practice passages, full lengths and review, it’s often a race against the clock. Learning content in Phase 1 is time consuming, But it doesn’t […]

Improve Study Focus and Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique

The Pomodoro Technique for Premeds by Leah4sci

Receiving your medical school acceptance letter, the white coat ceremony, graduating with that MD or DO and finally seeing patients as a doctor. You’ve dreamed of nothing else for years! But in order to get there you have to study. You want to study… you’re committed to studying…but somehow the studying just doesn’t….flow? You can’t […]

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 […]

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 […]

Newspaper Strategy For Increasing your MCAT Verbal (CARS) Score

Newspaper Strategy for MCAT Verbal Reasoning

The MCAT’s Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills (CARS) section is a challenge for many pre-med students. You may have spent your undergrad studying the sciences without much time for casual or academic reading. Also, unlike the sciences you are used to, you can’t study cold hard facts to improve your verbal (CARS) score. As an MCAT […]

The Secret to Conquering Study Procrastination

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Picture this scenario. You know you have to study for a big exam, but you’re not confident with the material. You open your book to study, find yourself getting more and more frustrated, and just give up. You know you need to study, but keep finding good reasons to procrastinate until the day before the […]

The Secret To Effective Studying During Chores, Workouts, and Mundane Tasks

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As a college student studying organic chemistry among a load of other courses, you are likely a very busy person! And if you’re like me, you probably feel guilty every time you do something that doesn’t involve studying! Every day you have many mundane tasks to complete. While you would prefer to be studying, you […]

What Every Student Needs To Know About Studying In The Bathroom

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Have you ever considered how much time you waste when you’re in the bathroom? Do you ever do something to pass the time while you’re on the can? For example, read a magazine or book, answer text messages or emails, etc. Here’s a trick to learn more information and minimize study distractions without adding any […]

Flashcards – The Secret to Memorization When Study Time is Limited

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Do you find your day too busy for proper studying? Do you find that memorizing a list of topics, definitions or concepts is not effective after a long day? Do you need more time to study? One simple solution will (help) solve all the above problems Flashcards Picture this: you’re preparing for an upcoming history […]