What score do you need on the MCAT?

What Score do You Need on the MCAT?

Published from MCAT Coach | Tools, Tips & Habits for making a 521+ How to get the most out of your MCAT score Obviously, when it comes to the MCAT, a higher score is always better. But what score do you individually need on the MCAT, and when is it time for a retake? Determining Your Individual MCAT Score By the time you start studying for the MCAT, you already have a good idea of […]

Why You Keep Scoring Low on the MCAT

5 Reasons Why You Are Scoring Low on the MCAT

…and What to do About It It’s been a month. You’ve waited thirty, grueling days to receive your score back from the MCAT. And now, after all that time, you are met with let-down and turmoil. There is no worse feeling than spending months in preparation for an exam only to receive a bad score. Maybe you didn’t get the score you needed to get into your top medical school. Or maybe you just blew […]

More Ways to Improve Your MCAT Score

More Ways to Improve Your MCAT Score

Get more help on the MCAT by visiting mcatcoach.me Avoid Mistakes and a Few More Ways to Improve Your MCAT Score Put in More Time The average student spends over 200 hours studying for the MCAT. That’s the average student. You know what’s also average? Scoring a 500 on the MCAT. You don’t want to be average. If you have studied significantly less than two hundred hours in preparation for the MCAT, you have not […]

MCAT CARS Mastery

521+ MCAT: Techniques for Mastering CARS

Find more expert MCAT advice and one-on-one coaching at mcatcoach.me   Critical Analysis and Reading Section (CARS) is the most underrated, and most often ignored, section of the current MCAT. Too many students see a familiar format of reading passages and answering questions, something they’ve done since taking EOGs in elementary school, and think that this particular section of the MCAT will be a cake walk. It’s not. As most students find while completing practice […]

Pre Meds: 5 Mistakes to Avoid while studying for the mcat

Pre Meds: 5 Mistakes to Avoid While Studying for the MCAT

1) Not Having a Solid Routine. Scoring in the top percentile on the MCAT requires a rigorous, but dependable routine. The studying involved is not something that occurs over night. You have to do your research well ahead of the test date and plan your studying across several months. This means avoiding the typical trap of boom-or-bust procrastination. Bad students put off studying until the last minute and attempt to make up time by cramming a […]

How to improve your mcat score

How to Improve Your MCAT Score: Three Techniques You Can Utilize Right Now

Start With Anki Compared to other tests, the MCAT requires little outright memorization to achieve a high score. Anyone can memorize facts and vocabulary, the makers of the MCAT want to test your ability to utilize critical thinking and acquired knowledge in problem solving. That being said, there are some subjects that provide the highest yield through rote memorization. Anything related to amino acids is a good example. You need to know the name, one […]