March 11, 2014
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 …
February 24, 2014
The first topic that I address with a new class is always the same. You are going to take the MCAT. Repeat it with me guys! “I am going to be taking the MCAT.” Sounds kind of strange when you say it out loud, right? Not if you want MCAT success!
One of the first things we acknowledge when we start a class is the MCAT can be a scary thing. In general, most pre-med students go through the pre-med track looking at the MCAT as an obstacle. The MCAT can NOT be seen as an obstacle – rather an …...read more
January 24, 2014
Hello my excited readers! Last week I filled you in on the awesomeness that exists in the MCAT flex sessions. Today, I’d like to highlight another often-underused and misunderstood resource, the Topical Tests!
Topical tests are un-timed and feature usually two passages as well as about 10-15 discrete questions. They’re focused on specific materials such as Oxygen Containing Compounds or Kinematics. They are an awesome first-stop to grapple with equations and concepts.
Now, I frequently get students who email me in a panic, worrying that they didn’t score 100% on the topical tests. In fact, lots of students score way
January 13, 2014
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