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What to bring to the MCAT
You’ve done it. You’ve studied, prepared, reviewed, and now you’re ready to get that goal score on MCAT test day. While the process of getting here has probably been pretty stressful, you’ll want to make sure that test day is as easy as possible. To ensure test day is smooth sailing, there are some things READ MORE
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The Changes You Need to Know About the CASPer
A couple of years ago, we introduced you to CASPer, the friendly ghost…err, the Computer-based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics test. Since then, CASPer has become even more popular among medical schools, including big names such as University of Washington School of Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, New York Medical College, and several osteopathic READ MORE
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Data & Conclusions about GPA, MCAT Score, and Admissions Chances
The process of applying to medical school can appear to be one big numbers game. Tens of thousands of students apply every year, so it’s easy to feel like a little fish in a big pond. There are several components to a successful medical school application, but two particular aspects are often at the forefront READ MORE
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Comparing an MD vs a DO
Imagine it’s twenty years from now and you’re flying back from vacation. Just as you drift off, you hear the flight attendant over the PA frantically ask if anyone on board is a doctor. Your eyes snap open–it’s here! The moment Grey’s Anatomy, House, The Resident, Chicago Med, and… about 12 years of training prepared READ MORE
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How the MCAT can apply to your medical career
Studying for the MCAT can feel like it’s taking forever, especially when the only thing we can think about is getting the score of our dreams and being DONE with the MCAT. Something that can help you get through this time of your life, and maybe even enjoy it, is to consider how the MCAT READ MORE
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How Much Does Medical School Cost?
It’s no secret that medical school can be an expensive process. From preparing for the MCAT to actually applying to medical school and matriculating, the average cost of medical school is steadily increasing. In this article, we’ll be giving an overview what expenses you should expect when applying and then look at options you have READ MORE
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What Is Imposter Syndrome?
Have you ever experienced the imposter phenomenon/imposter syndrome? Let’s do a quick self-check: 1. Do you attribute your successes to external phenomena, like luck, instead of recognizing the amount of work and effort you put in? 2. Do you doubt your worth or ability, even when others express appreciation or point out evidence of your READ MORE
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Why MCAT Content Review Is Overrated
First off, we should make it clear: the MCAT is more than content. Pause. That doesn’t mean content isn’t important, but it is often overrated! While there is a master level of MCAT content expected, we find that it’s easy for MCAT students to dive into their prep focused solely on content. This can result READ MORE