May 31, 2022How to use Memm in your MCAT study schedule
We analyze how top scorers most effectively use Memm for MCAT studying, with sample study schedules and real case studies.
May 27, 2022How do Memm users score on the MCAT?
Students reported an average score increase of 11.6 points from a post-test survey of hundreds of students who used Memm. The final MCAT score average was 513.3 (90th percentile historically).
November 9, 2021How to Ace the Biology and Biochemistry (B/B) Section of the MCAT
Learn what’s on the Bio/Biochem section of the MCAT and what you can do to perform well on test day.
October 4, 2021How to Ace the CARS Section of the MCAT
When it comes to the four MCAT sections, CARS is in a league of its own. It requires a different study strategy, which we outline here along with tips and tricks to ace this section.
September 27, 2021How to Ace the Psych/Soc Section of the MCAT
To do well on the Psych/Soc section, you need to have a strong understanding of social and behavioral sciences. Learn how to prepare here.
September 20, 2021How to Ace the Chem/Phys Section of the MCAT
Acing the Chem/Phys section of the MCAT requires strong math skills as well as a thorough understanding of the sciences. Learn how to study for this section.
August 16, 2021How Long is the MCAT?
The MCAT is a one-day test that consists of 6 hours and 15 minutes of testing time. Here, we discuss the timing breakdown as well as what your MCAT test day will look like.
August 9, 2021Does the MCAT Test Intelligence or Memorization?
Does the MCAT test intelligence? Does the MCAT test memorization? Find the answers to these questions so you can tailor your study strategy and do your best on the MCAT.
July 27, 2021Should I Retake the MCAT?
Learn how to tell if you should retake the MCAT and what implications a retake might have on your medical school application.
July 15, 2021Overcoming MCAT Test Anxiety
Test anxiety can lead to lower scores on the MCAT. Learn 11 strategies that will help you combat test anxiety.
June 30, 2021How to Take MCAT Practice Tests
Simply taking an MCAT practice test is not enough. Learn about a practice test strategy that can inform your studying and make test day go smoothly.
June 7, 202113 Stress Relief Techniques While Studying for the MCAT
How do you manage your stress while studying for the MCAT? Here are 13 techniques.
May 28, 2021What is a Good MCAT Score?
The MCAT is one of the most important parts of your med school application. Find out what a good MCAT score is and how to determine your target score.
May 19, 2021MCAT Raw vs Scaled Score
What’s the difference between a raw and scaled score on the MCAT? Which one do you see when you get your results? We explain the intricacies of MCAT scoring.
May 11, 2021Why Making Optimal MCAT Anki Cards is Impossible
It’s literally impossible to make optimal MCAT flashcards while you’re studying for the test. Learn the major barriers to flashcard success and what you can do instead.
April 26, 2021The Trap of Anki for the MCAT
Anki is a popular spaced repetition software (SRS), but it has a few fatal flaws that serve as a detriment to efficient and effective MCAT studying.
April 15, 2021When should you start studying for the MCAT?
Students who study within our suggested timeframe tend to do better on the MCAT than those who start studying earlier or later.
April 9, 2021How Do MCAT Practice Tests Compare to the Real Thing?
AAMC, Kaplan, Princeton Review, Blueprint, ExamKrackers, and Altius offer six of the most popular MCAT practice tests. Here’s how they compare to the real thing.
March 26, 2021How Hard is the MCAT?
How hard is the MCAT, really? We used objective and subjective measures to determine MCAT difficulty.
March 23, 2021MCAT Evidence-based Learning Strategies
Find out what evidence-based learning is and how to implement four effective study strategies to help you prepare for the MCAT.
March 18, 2021514 Using Only Memm & AAMC Materials
Learn how this MCAT test taker improved his score 7 points with self-studying while working a full-time job.