Why Aiming for a Lower MCAT Score Will Increase Your Med School Chances

Medical School acceptance is very competitive, can aiming for a LOWER MCAT score INCREASE your chances of acceptance? I will argue YES, let me explain why.

How To Stop Forgetting What You Study

You sit down to study and quickly get in the zone.  Everything just clicks! The concepts make sense, you understand the information, and you ace the related practice questions.When you’re done, you put your books/notes away knowing this was a solid study session. You’re excited to pick this up again tomorrow, or even next week. Ideally, […]

How his MCAT Productivity jumped from 15 to 40 hours per week

Meet Ricky, A teacher, triathlon competitor, iron man finisher, and premed student. Ricky came to me for help creating a realistic study plan, and so we did. The first step in any MCAT study plan is simple: Review the situation, Come up with a strategic plan customized to the student’s unique situation as outlined in […]

How To Avoid Blanking Out On Your Final Exams

Weeks of preparation, countless hours of study and sleepless nights all boil down to this one exam. You’ve studied and prepared in every way you could. And you know you’re ready… Until you see your final exam. You attempt to read the first question… and you suddenly blank out! Somehow everything you’ve studied runs right […]

Organic Chemistry Preview Guide: What to Pre-Study for the Upcoming Orgo Semester

Your organic chemistry class is just around the corner.  You’re hoping, planning, committing,  have the best intentions… you want to get an A! These are great steps, And they work, But they’re all hypothetical! At least until the semester begins and you have a chance to take action on your goals! Why not turn your […]

How To Avoid Organic Chemistry Study Burnout

Study burnout – the fatal flaw the strikes organic chemistry students It’s the week before your organic chemistry exam and you have five chapters to cover in seven days. Plenty of time, right? You set an ambitious schedule to cover a chapter a day for the first five days. Being the good student that you […]

Studying in the Shower

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

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 […]

How to Prepare for Your Upcoming Organic Chemistry Semester

Are you worried about your upcoming Orgo Semester? Why not avoid the roadblocks and prepare in advance to ensure you’re ready on day one? Organic chemistry is different than the other difficult science courses. This video gives insightful approaches on how to prepare and ace Orgo 1, Orgo 2, or if you’re retaking! (Watch on […]

Too Many MCAT Notes?

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 […]