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
Come join us with MCAT Expert Adam Grey as he introduces how to relate MCAT Science to everyday life!
Today I’m going to argue that yes, you have to spend a lot of time inside studying for the MCAT and taking practice tests, but you
If you have been considering an MCAT SIP program, there is still time to sign up for the San Diego SIP which starts June 29th. If you’re planning on taking the MCAT next year, I would strongly suggest thinking about SIP as an efficient, personalized
With the full schedule of a pre-med student (taking classes, volunteering, studying for the MCAT , working, shadowing and applying to medical school), I have a lot of experience “powering through” and “playing through the pain.” I have made it through the toughness of finals week with mono and the absurdity of finishing a half marathon on a broken foot. But, there are just some days where …Read more
March Madness has past and dare I say brackets are busted everywhere! As a college basketball fan this is the most exciting time of year for the sport. With all the fun on TV, remember there is still an MCAT to study for! The March Madness tournament with all its hoopla and competition really has some key lessons that students can pull away.
- Preparation is Key – Think about the players taking those free throws. They practice over and over and over for that. A free throw is just that “free”. The MCAT has “free” easy points to take. Know
Spring Break: that time of year again when we pasty northern folks get a week free from classes and flock to warm locations like Florida, Mexico and California, all in the hopes of warming up and making it through the last few weeks of winter. Even if you’re not traveling from the frozen tundra, you can still enjoy a week of fun and sun away from, at least, the lecture hall. For those of you who are studying for spring MCAT dates, this week may seem like a perfect time to get away from your MCAT studies and take …Read more
So, when you begin to prep for the MCAT, it’s very exciting. You have tons of resources! You make an ambitious study schedule! You are excited to tackle the content, master the strategies and conquer the MCAT!
Fast forward to approximately three to six weeks later. You’re exhausted. You’re overwhelmed. You start fantasizing about life post-MCAT and all you can think about is how great it would be to have a regular sleeping/showering schedule. In case you need them, here are some very useful resources about how to structure your study time and how important sleeping and exercising…Read more