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Surviving (and Thriving) After the MCAT
Written by Jamie L., Blueprint MCAT tutor, and Nikhil J., Blueprint MCAT instructor 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 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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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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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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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 Tackle MCAT Prep With a Growth Mindset
There's a lot of discussion around "growth mindsets" but what is a growth mindset? We explain what it is, it's difference between a fixed mindset, and how you can use a growth mindset during your MCAT prep. READ MORE