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BLUEPRINT MCAT BLOG

At Blueprint, we believe in educating first. Our MCAT blog was created to reflect this value. Our articles are written by the same MCAT experts who write our MCAT books, MCAT practice exams, and our MCAT course materials. We also partner with guest contributors regularly, both professionals and industry experts, to make sure that you are getting information that is not only relevant, but accurate.

Learn from the best with this free MCAT resource, updated with new articles regularly. If you need to know about a specific MCAT subject, changes being made to the MCAT exam, and general information about the MCAT, our blog is the perfect place for you.

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Should I use AAMC Practice Exams or Shorter COVID MCAT Practice Exams?

A couple of weeks ago, Blueprint released shortened versions of all ten of our practice MCAT exams to match the new 5 hours and 45 minutes format for the remainder of the 2020 testing cycle, which extends through the end of September. However, it is highly unlikely that AAMC will be releasing shortened versions of their four full-length MCAT exams for students to prepare with. So which should you...

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AAMC Announces New MCAT Dates and a Shorter MCAT

The AAMC announced new MCAT dates and a shorter MCAT as part of their continuing response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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How is the MCAT Scored?

Why is MCAT scoring so weird? We're breaking down how the MCAT is scored and what that 500 really means.

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Integrating AAMC Materials into your MCAT Prep

The AAMC Prep Resources are an invaluable part of your MCAT prep, but you can't solely rely on them. Find out how to integrate the AAMC materials into your MCAT study plan.

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Breaking Down The AAMC Benchprep Updates vs. Next Step Test Prep MCAT Updates

With such a large amount of pressure hanging over the shoulders of every MCAT student, it can be such a relief to hear that the makers of the exam also write their own test prep for it. Many students use the resources the AAMC provides to prep for this reason. Next Step Test Prep understands the value in this, which is why Next Step MCAT course students are provided...

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AAMC Adds MCAT Test Dates to 2014-15 Testing Cycle

The AAMC has decided to schedule additional MCAT administration dates in the 2014-15 testing cycle.  Additional dates were added in October and November of 2014, and January 2015.  They are taking this unusual step because of an expected increase in MCAT test taker volume as students rush to take the current version of the exam

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