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Why Is the MCAT So Hard?

By Nikhil Jaganathan The Medical College Admission Test, or the MCAT test, is infamously one of the most difficult standardized exams and may be one of the most important, ultimately determining your ability to achieve medical school admission. Knowing how to stop procrastinating and how to memorize the content you learn in your MCAT prep

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Avoiding The Empty Brain Feel: Managing Content Anxiety on the MCAT

As a pre-med, you’ve taken an exam or two (though it probably feels like 200!). When test time came, you may well have experienced testing anxiety. Sweaty palms, nausea, heart palpitations, racing thoughts, going “blank”, hyperfixation, and catastrophic thinking are just a few of the symptoms of an anxious test taker. For an exam like

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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

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