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Active Learning Tips for the MCAT
Written by Casey Kuka, Blueprint MCAT Instructor As a premedical student, you are likely familiar with long hours spent in the library, poring over textbooks and study guides in preparation for final exams. Prepping for the MCAT, however, is a different beast than your undergraduate or post-baccalaureate classes: the volume of information required to know READ MORE
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How to Get Into Medical School: Road to Medical School Series
Blueprint MCAT Road to Medical School Series Quick Links 1. Freshman Year 2. Sophomore Year 3. Junior Year No one said the path to becoming a doctor was easy. Between keeping a stellar undergrad GPA, a mountain of extracurriculars, the MCAT, and equally-as-passionate peers, the competitive medical school process can make some students feel disillusioned—especially READ MORE
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Surviving (and Thriving) After the MCAT
Writen by: Jamie L, Blueprint MCAT tutor. It’s finally over: you’ve taken your MCAT. Your flashcard streak lapses, your MCAT study schedule is blank, and you’re no longer spending hours reading internet posts on ways to improve your CARS timing. After the MCAT, it seems like the hard part is finally over, but for many, it has just begun.  READ MORE
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How To Use MCAT Flashcards With Spaced Repetition
What's the easiest and cheapest MCAT prep resource? Flashcards! Find out how to use MCAT flashcards and how you can download a free deck full of high-yield topics. READ MORE
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7 Habits of Highly-Effective Premeds
Successful people, from CEOs and tech giants to doctors, tend to emulate similar traits. They are all focused, determined, and always seem to know what their next move is.  After some lengthy research, we think we’ve discovered what helps them thrive and we’ve adapted those tricks into pre-med advice you can use! As a college READ MORE
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Top 3 MCAT Mental Health Tips
You should never sacrifice your mental health for a high MCAT score. Check out this article for the best MCAT mental health tips for premeds. READ MORE
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How To Do MCAT Math Without A Calculator
Wondering how you're going to solve MCAT math problems without a calculator? Check out this article from a Blueprint MCAT expert for the best tips! READ MORE
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Biology and Biochem Workshop — February 2021
Aren't all MCAT students supposed to be great at biology and biochemistry? Yes, but no. Watch this free biochemistry workshop hosted by a Blueprint MCAT instructor to brush up on this tricky topic. READ MORE