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Planning for the Pharmacy Cycle – Advisor Office Hours
The 2018-19 PCAT dates have been announced and pre-pharmacy students will be starting to plan for their PCAT exam and their pharmacy school applications. Some students may still be concerned or confused about the recent changes made to the PCAT exam. The newer format PCAT focuses more on the skills they will need in pharmacy READ MORE
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Advisor Office Hours – MCAT Re-Takes
It’s an unfortunate truth, but some students are going to have to re-take the MCAT. This Advisor Office Hours Session, run by Bryan Schnedeker, Next Step’s VP of MCAT Content and Tutoring, will delve into the world of MCAT re-takes. As advisors, you want to know the best way to help your students. So, it’s READ MORE
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Advisor Office Hours – Eager Beavers
As most advisors know, the typical MCAT prep timeline is usually no longer than 6 months. But, there are some students who want to begin very early – spending 8 months or more prepping for the exam. This Advisor Office Hours session, covering the “eager beaver” types of students, was run by Bryan Schnedeker, Next READ MORE
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Advisor Office Hours – Is the MCAT Getting Harder?
This Advisor Office Hours session was run by Bryan Schnedeker, Next Step’s Vice President of MCAT Content and Tutoring. Bryan, who scored a 525 on his own MCAT, has over a decade of experience teaching the exam. He discusses what has changed in the two years since the 2015 format MCAT has been released. Is READ MORE
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Advisor Office Hours – Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior
Clara Gillan, Next Step’s Senior Content Developer and one of our course instructors, discusses the last section of the MCAT. She gives an overview of the Psych/Soc section of the exam before digging a little deeper. This session included the subjects tested in this section along with a percentage breakdown of how many questions you READ MORE
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Advisor Office Hours – Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems
Dr. Anthony LaFond, one of our course instructors and a senior content developer, delves into the Biological and Biochemical Foundations section of the MCAT exam. He will give a brief overview of the section before discussing what subjects are tested. He will also highlight the pre-med classes your students will need to take to help READ MORE
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Advisor Office Hours – CARS
Dr. Anthony LaFond, one of our course instructors and a senior content developer, discusses the difficult CARS section of the MCAT. In this session, he gives an overview of the section, which is often viewed as the toughest on the exam. You will learn what is being tested and what subjects students will likely face READ MORE
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Advisor Office Hours – Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems
Clara Gillan, Next Step’s Senior Content Developer and one of our course instructors, gives an overview of the Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems section of the MCAT. She discusses what students can expect to see in this section as well as the recommended courses students should take to make this section easier. She READ MORE