So, what avenues can you pursue? What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of different dating scenarios? Disclaimer: the majority of my class began
One of the trickiest parts of the entire application is writing a personal statement. How do you wrap up your experiences, ambitions for the future, reasons for wanting to go to medical school and some personal flare all into a page-long essay
So you chose a few medical schools, and you have your top choice. But how do you make sure that you’re accepted into the school of your choice? Well, it’ not easy. That’s why Kaplan has announced our two hour special programing of The Pulse that will feature a panel discussion and answers from questions that come directly from you. These two hours can help you learn exactly what you need to make it into the medical school of your dreams. But don’t trust us, take a look at the great list of guests that will be featured:
Dr. Nida …Read more
MCAT Gen Chem 1 is in the books! We had a unique opportunity to review some Chemistry that we probably haven’t seen in quite a while!
Some of the big takeaways from Gen Chem 1!
- Preview Work is absolutely essential! I constantly remind my students as we are moving through Unit 1 how important the preview work and going back to some of the basics can be.
- Content is King. When was the last time you reviewed Quantum Numbers, Electron Configuration, and the Periodic Table? Those all seem like simple straight forward Gen Chem topics but many people
Hello my future med student readers! This is an exciting week in the medical school world because the fourth year medical students are learning where they have matched for residency! If you’re embroiled in the medical school application and admissions process, it’s sometimes easy to forget that you’re going to do a similar process again in a few years when you apply for residency positions. If you know nothing about the matching process, hopefully I can demystify it a little for you today.
As a fourth year medical student, in addition to rotating through various interesting specialties, doing research, and
We had a FANTASTIC time in MCAT Physics 1 last night! MCAT Physics is a topic that can initially cause many concerns. Often times Physics can be intimidating and seem overwhelming with the amount of subtopics and equations to memorize. During class we not only went over the key equations and concepts we had to know, but we also covered strategies and best practice methods of how to properly breakdown and analyze passages in order to apply that background knowledge to the format of the MCAT!
Some KEY takeaways from our first Physics lesson!
- Almost HALF of the
Greetings MCAT Rockstars!
Tonight I am teaching my Physics 1 class. This is the first content class Kaplan teaches when preparing for the MCAT. Before I begin my first content lesson I always begin class by setting expectations! It is important to begin your MCAT preparations by thinking about your own study habits and things you could change to make your MCAT preperation as optimal as possible!
Are you doing the preview work before class?
Are you mentally alert and engaged in class?
When are you going to do the homework?
Have you scheduled into your weekly plans?…Read more
Challenge 1- Most of your classmates will have a support system nearby. This was especially evident in my class (where over 2/3 of my classmates are in-state) after our last exam. It was a Friday exam and it was a fairly exhausting