In today’s Kaplan MCAT Fast Facts video from the Kaplan MCAT course, Dr. Jeff Koetje discusses the peptide bond as tested on the MCAT. Note that the MCAT tests critical thinking, not just science recall, mastery of certain science concepts is a prerequisite for the test. Do you know the peptide structure?
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Here’s Episode 2 of the “Thinking About the MCAT” series! We’re going to take a trip to some General Chemistry this time, because I’m always thinking about it this time of year. And based on the all these fireworks shows going on, I’m not the only one…
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You get good grades. Maybe even great grades. So why is it so many “good students” like you do great on regular tests but hit a brick wall when it comes to the MCAT? There is actually a very logical explanation. Listen as our new MCAT Mentors explain.
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Now, most of you probably dedicated a portion of your Sophomore or Junior year to rote memorization of the names and properties of various functional groups. However, on the MCAT, mere memorization won’t cut it when you’re
When it comes to the physical sciences, there are three things that can help increase your physics speed and accuracy.
1. Equations- It is absolutely
One of the questions I get asked most frequently as a teacher is, “Exactly what questions will I see on my test?” If I knew the answer to that question, I would be making tons of money setting everyone up with their personalized MCAT answers. Although I can’t tell anyone exactly which questions they will be answering on Test Day, I do want to help out all of my intrepid MCAT studiers today and correct a common MCAT misconception.
Misconception: When I take my test, all of the material will be 100% familiar
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With the London Summer Games upon us, the whole world is tuning in to watch the athletes that have spent years preparing and rehearsing for their particular sporting events. There are a lot of things to take away from London Games’ athletes, particularly their hard work and dedication to following their dreams. Just like studying for the MCAT there are long hard training days where self-doubt can creep in! So what can we learn from these elite athletes?
Physical Sciences –This is the first section of the MCAT and one that most pre-med students need to …Read more
Every Monday morning during the months of September through December, professional football players gather at their respective team’s facilities tired, weary, and groggy from the previous day’s game. They spread out based on their positions and assemble in dark rooms where video projectors display game film while position coaches break down the plays screen-by-screen. The players hate this. They just finished playing barely 24 hours ago. The last thing they want to do is watch the game again. If they won, they want to storm the practice field and keep up their positive momentum. If they …Read more