BLUEPRINT MCAT BLOG

At Blueprint, we believe in educating first. Our MCAT blog was created to reflect this value. Our articles are written by the same MCAT experts who write our MCAT books, MCAT practice exams, and our MCAT course materials. We also partner with guest contributors regularly, both professionals and industry experts, to make sure that you are getting information that is not only relevant, but accurate.

Learn from the best with this free MCAT resource, updated with new articles regularly. If you need to know about a specific MCAT subject, changes being made to the MCAT exam, and general information about the MCAT, our blog is the perfect place for you.

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How Gap Years Affect Admissions – October 2020

Find out how Christine Crispen, former Director of Admissions of UCI School of Medicine and a member of the Blueprint MCAT Pre-Med Advisory Council, anticipates admissions committees will consider COVID-19 gap years and what you can do during yours to make your 2021 medical school application stronger!

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How To Get Clinical Experience During COVID

Wondering how you're going to get some clinical experience during COVID? Our Med School Admissions Consultant shares her insights and ideas!

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MCAT Study Strategies – September 2020

It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the MCAT content you need to know. Check out this video with our MCAT experts to discover some new MCAT study strategies!

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Should I Take A Gap Year Before Applying To Medical School?

Did COVID MCAT cancelations force you to take a gap year before applying to medical school, or even a second gap year?

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Secrets to a 99th-Percentile MCAT Score-September 2020

How hard is it to get a high MCAT score? Hard, but not impossible! Our MCAT expert Phil Hawkins is showing you how to get a 99th-percentile MCAT score!

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Stress Management for the MCAT 

With a heavy course load, volunteering, shadowing, and MCAT prep, pre-meds can easily become victims of chronic stress. Discover proven stress management strategies for the MCAT from someone who has been in your shoes!

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Medical School Applications Are Up Amid COVID Pandemic

With medical school application numbers on the rise, we're beginning to see the effect COVID is having on medical school admissions.

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Intro to the MCAT – September 2020

New semester, who dis? While 2020’s testing cycle might be winding to a close, those 2021 January dates are just around the corner. Join Blueprint’s resident MCAT expert, Phil Hawkins, for an in-depth look at the dreaded MCAT, what you can expect to encounter, and some best practices on how to prep for it. Whether

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