4 03, 2018

Essential Tips for Conquering the MCAT CARS


What is MCAT CARS? Many future medical students have difficulty with the Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills (CARS) portion of the MCAT. This is because it requires a different set of skills than the rest of the test. The MCAT CARS consists of short passages followed by questions. It is designed to measure your reading comprehension and ability to draw conclusions from written material.   Begin Preparing Early Although none of the MCAT sections are conducive to cramming, it is especially important to allot adequate time for MCAT CARS review. This is because CARS requires you to learn and develop new [...]

Essential Tips for Conquering the MCAT CARS2018-03-04T16:27:18-05:00
11 02, 2018

Insider Tips for a Good Med School Application


Tips for a Good Med School Application: Understanding AMCAS If you are going to apply to an allopathic medical school in the United States, you will most likely be utilizing AMCAS. The American Medical College Application Service, or AMCAS, is a centralized application system that verifies then distributes  applicant information, MCAT scores, and letters of recommendation to participating medical schools. AMCAS does not make any admissions decisions. However, it is important to understand how AMCAS works in order to submit a good med school application. Getting Started In order to use AMCAS, you must register with AAMC. You will likely [...]

Insider Tips for a Good Med School Application2018-02-11T13:20:38-05:00
4 02, 2018

Medical School Applicant Prep


Although there are still several months before AMCAS opens, it is time to begin preparing your application. If you plan to apply to medical school in the upcoming cycle, it is a good idea to begin working on your medical school applicant checklist early. Medical school applications require many steps to complete correctly. If you begin working on your application early, you will have ample time to complete it. Unfortunately, many prospective students wait until AMCAS opens to begin working on their application. This is not ideal. The medical school application is complex and requires time to prepare properly. Medical [...]

Medical School Applicant Prep2018-03-13T21:48:22-04:00
3 01, 2018

MCAT Preparation Tips


The MCAT is often a source of anxiety for students who are planning to apply to medical school. The Medical College Admission Test, or MCAT, is a required standardized test for medical school applicants.  This article will present some MCAT preparation tips to help you do your best on this important exam.   MCAT Preparation Tip #1: Improve Critical Thinking Skills The MCAT tests a student's ability to apply their basic knowledge to new situations. In other words, it tests your ability to problem-solve. For this reason, it is more advantageous to practice critical thinking skills. A great way to [...]

MCAT Preparation Tips2018-01-10T16:37:13-05:00


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