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Studying for the MCAT While Taking Classes
As we’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, MCAT prep is a substantial time commitment, especially for students studying for the MCAT with full-time school or a job! The average med school student (e.g., ~501 MCAT score) studies for 240 hours so that they can obtain a good MCAT score. So let’s explore how a full-time READ MORE
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Challenging MCAT Terms and How to Remember Them
While admissions tests are no walk in the park, the MCAT is considered the most challenging entrance exam. For this reason, you need to thoroughly prepare for it. During MCAT preparation and on exam day, you will face plenty of challenging material and complicated medical terms (such as cerebrospinal fluid, transient diaphragmatic spasm, gustatory rhinitis, READ MORE
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Best Med Schools in Texas
Welcome to the Lone Star State, the land of barbecue, Tex-Mex, oil rigs, and the largest horse population in the US. The four years of medical school play a crucial role in your career as a medical professional. Texas has some of the best medical schools in the country (and some that offer the lowest READ MORE
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To 515 and Beyond! Why an MCAT Score is More Than Just a Number
Five hundred twenty-eight. Compared to seeing the numerals “528,” the written words have a much different vibe for me now. There I was, shooting for 100%s on exams through college, then suddenly people are telling me I “need a 528,” but “don’t worry 515 is great,” or “honestly anything over 510 is solid!” Excuse me, READ MORE
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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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Everything You Need to Know About the ABIM Internal Medicine Exam
If you’re a busy resident planning to take your ABIM internal medicine board certification exam, we’ve compiled this essential ABIM certification information just for you: READ MORE
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Five Tips to Finish Your Third Year of Med School Strong
Dr. Brian Radvansky and Dr. Shelby Wood contributed to this post.  For many, the third year is the most taxing year of medical school. Gone are the days of dragging yourself out of bed to attend early-morning classes and labs after staying up far past your bedtime to study. The time has come to step READ MORE
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9 MCAT Mnemonics You Need to Know
Stalactites hold on tight; stalagmites might reach the roof one day. This might not help you on the MCAT, but we explain 9 MCAT mnemonics devices that will! READ MORE