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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.

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What to do with a Low MCAT Score – May 2019

AAMC studies show that many students improve just 2-3 points on an MCAT retake. However, it's not taking the test again that is the challenge; it's figuring out what to do differently the second time around.

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MCAT Public Office Hours: Memorization April 2019

There is no shortage of information to memorize for the MCAT. Three out of the four sections require extensive content knowledge and deep understanding of complex topics. If you just started your MCAT prep, you might feel overwhelmed. However, there are certainly strategies and methods to make this daunting task a little more manageable.

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Top Strategies for the MCAT – January 2019

The MCAT is a difficult exam. Unfortunately content knowledge can only take you so far. There is more to the exam than just content. There are timing factors and confusing answer choices and so on. Having successful strategies can take you from a good score to great score. This webinar covered some of the best

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MCAT CARS Master Class – January 2019

CARS (Critical Analysis and Reasoning Section) is often viewed as the most difficult section of the MCAT exam because it is so very different from the others. There is no foundation of content to rely on with CARS–it is entirely based on skill. So, how can you study for the MCAT CARS? This free Master

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MCAT Psychology and Sociology Super Review – December 2018

Many MCAT students eventually feel comfortable with the more streamlined topics of the test (such as Chemical/Physical Foundations and Bio/Biochemical Foundations), but remain uneasy with the Psych/Soc section. Between Freud and Kohlberg, the sheer number of theories and applications can be daunting. Luckily, Next Step Test Prep is here to help and offer instant gratification

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Med School Admissions Webinar Recording

Bryan Schendeker, Next Step’s MCAT Director, conducted this webinar to give an in-depth overview of the MCAT. You can check out the recording of this webinar below. The MCAT is a huge piece of your application and should not be taken lightly. This exam is more important to med school than the SAT is to

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