August 21, 2015

What the 2016 MCAT Dates Mean for You

Summer will be over before you know it. Chances are, if you haven’t started your MCAT prep yet, you’ve probably decided to take the exam in 2016. So, what should you know about the 2016 MCAT dates?

Here’s a few things to keep in mind when scheduling your Test Day.

Plan enough study time before your MCAT date

The AAMC has not yet announced the official testing calendar and MCAT dates for 2016 (set to be released before the end of the summer). According to their website, however, there will be testing dates in January and every month from more
August 11, 2015

When to Take the MCAT for AMCAS 2016

It might seem silly to be thinking about the new year when it’s only August, but as a pre-med student you need to plan ahead and start thinking about when to take the MCAT. Time flies, and before you know it—the AMCAS 2016 application cycle will begin.

So, get a jump on 2016. Here’s a few good reasons to consider starting your MCAT prep this fall and continuing over winter break to boost your score in time for a January test date.

Why should you take the MCAT in January?

Spring of 2016 will be busy. To get your application more
August 3, 2015

New MCAT 2015 Course Features

With the latest MCAT changes, it’s been a big year for pre-med students. It’s also been a big year for us here at Kaplan—we’ve launched a revolutionized program for MCAT prep, engineered specifically for the AAMC’s MCAT 2015 blueprint and updated with the latest technology and learning science.

The work is by no means finished, however. At Kaplan, we constantly evaluate and update our courses to best prepare students for Test Day, and now that thousands of Kaplan MCAT students have taken the new exam and received their scores, we’ve received valuable feedback about the exam and our course. … more

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