What To Bring To The MCAT On Test Day
Taking the MCAT is not your typical test day. It holds huge weight for your future in the medical field and arriving at the test is an accomplishment in itself. On that day, and the days leading up, all attention should be on test preparation. The single most important thing to bring to the MCAT […]
How to Send MCAT Scores to AACOMAS
Taking the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is the first step you need to take to begin the trajectory to becoming a medical practitioner. The second step is applying to schools and, to do that, you’ll need to send your MCAT scores. When you’re applying to any American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOMAS), […]
How Much Does the MCAT Cost?
When you opt to become a doctor, nurse, or any other practitioner in the medical field, you’re making an investment. The road to the white coat comes with many different tolls that you have to pay to pass–and it all starts with the MCAT. The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) first came into existence as […]
How Long is the MCAT?
Preparing for the MCAT, which has a reputation of being long and grueling, can be a challenge without fully understanding its format. Fortunately, the length and structure of the MCAT is consistent, allowing one to better prepare for it with fewer surprises. MCAT Test Day Itinerary The MCAT’s total question-answering time is 6 hours and […]
How Long Are MCAT Scores Valid?
Taking the MCAT (Medical College Application Test) usually means you’re ready to take the plunge into med school. Life happens, and sometimes that’s just not the case. How long are MCAT scores valid? Medical schools accept MCAT scores up to 2-3 years old. The MCAT is used to validate your preparedness for medical school, so […]
What Is the MCAT?
“MCAT” stands for the Medical College Admissions Test. The MCAT is required for essentially all MD, DO, and podiatry programs in the United States and Canada. This article will help you understand what the MCAT is, enabling you to better prepare for the test and earn your best possible score. Recent MCAT Redesign The MCAT […]
How Long Should a GRE Essay be?
Usually, if someone is asked what they got on the GRE, it’s normal to address your Verbal and Quantitative score. If written out, some people won’t even take the time to write something along the lines of “156 Verbal, 158 Quantitative.” They will simply use V and Q to denote the sections. Many test-takers tend […]
How Long Should You Prepare for the GRE?
How long to prepare for the GRE is an essential question. There are very few activities in life where we do not have to answer similar questions. Can you imagine going on a backpacking trip without figuring out how long you will be gone for prior to leaving? You could run out of food and […]
How to Study for GRE Vocab
The GRE has two big monsters that most of us fear when we think about taking the exam: mathematical formulas and obscure vocabulary words. Preparing for the Verbal Reasoning section and all of the potential unknown words can feel daunting. In this article we will discuss how to study for GRE vocab efficiently. You want […]
Best GRE Test Prep Books
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