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4 03, 2018

Essential Tips for Conquering the MCAT CARS

2018-03-04T16:27:18+00:00

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 CARS 2018-03-04T16:27:18+00:00
19 05, 2017

Application Tips for Medical School

2017-05-19T16:16:07+00:00

Application Tips for Medical School   The season for medical school applications is about to start. In order to have a successful application cycle, it is necessary to have a good plan of action. This article will discuss some of the most important application tips for medical school.   Tip #1: Apply Early Perhaps the most important of the application tips for medical school is to apply early. The vast majority of medical schools have rolling admissions. This means that they accept candidates as soon as they determine that they are a good fit, rather than waiting until they have [...]

Application Tips for Medical School 2017-05-19T16:16:07+00:00
18 01, 2016

Do Personal Statements Matter?

2016-01-18T20:29:26+00:00

The personal statement is an often neglected portion of the medical school application package. Many people falsely believe that it is a formality and is unimportant. This is a dangerous idea that can have negative effects on the outcome of your medical school application. In reality, the admissions essay is a vital part of your application. Although an excellent personal statement will not excuse failing grades, neither will good grades negate a badly written personal statement. However, if it is executed properly, a personal statement can improve your chances of being granted admission. […]

Do Personal Statements Matter? 2016-01-18T20:29:26+00:00