Posts about MCAT Strategy

July 27, 2021

Should 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. 

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July 15, 2021

Overcoming MCAT Test Anxiety

Test anxiety can lead to lower scores on the MCAT. Learn 11 strategies that will help you combat test anxiety. 

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June 30, 2021

How 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. 

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June 7, 2021

13 Stress Relief Techniques While Studying for the MCAT

How do you manage your stress while studying for the MCAT? Here are 13 techniques.

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May 28, 2021

What 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.

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May 25, 2021

MCAT Score Guarantees | What They Don’t Tell You

Are MCAT score guarantees worth it? Here’s what you need to know about the fine print.

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April 15, 2021

When 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.

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March 26, 2021

How Hard is the MCAT?

How hard is the MCAT, really? We used objective and subjective measures to determine MCAT difficulty.

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March 23, 2021

MCAT 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.

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March 10, 2021

What to Expect on MCAT Test Day

The MCAT is here! Here’s what to expect on test day, including timing, breaks, strategy, and more.

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March 1, 2021

99.9th Percentile MCAT Score Regrets

While I was fortunate enough to achieve a top MCAT score, I wouldn’t do it again the same way. Here are the lessons I learned.

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February 17, 2021

4 Strategies of MCAT Top Percentile Scorers

These are the 4 strategies shared by all MCAT examinees who achieve top percentile scores.

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February 11, 2021

4 MCAT Pitfalls Holding Back Your Score

The traditional MCAT advice is riddled with well intentioned but harmful guidelines. These are 4 common pitfalls to avoid in your MCAT prep.

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January 25, 2021

Should You Delay Your MCAT? How to Know if You’re Ready

Students mistakenly believe delaying their MCAT, and giving themselves more time, is always a good thing. That’s not the case – here’s when you should and should not push back your MCAT.

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January 15, 2021

What’s a Good MCAT Score? What to Target

Here’s how to pinpoint the MCAT score you need for your dream medical school. The answer may surprise you.

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January 11, 2021

When Should You Take the MCAT?

We’ll walk you through the mechanics of the MCAT testing calendar and discuss the four most important factors to consider in choosing your optimal MCAT test date.

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July 9, 2020

The Problem With Your MCAT Study Approach (& How to Fix It)

Chances are you’re falling for the same common MCAT study traps that will hold back your score. Here’s how to avoid them.

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