November 18, 2022Applying for MCAT Accommodations
If you have a disability or medical condition that negatively affects your ability to perform well on standardized tests, rest assured that the AAMC provides MCAT accommodations to level the playing field and give everyone an equal chance of success. Depending on your needs, there are several different accommodations available, including extra time, additional breaks,
June 8, 2022What to Bring to MCAT Test Day
Learn what to bring to MCAT test day, including what to leave at home, what’s allowed in the testing room, and what to pack to help the day go smoothly.
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 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.
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.