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 […]

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 […]

Physics

Premeds: How to Ace Physics

I aced physics. Not just an A. But a perfect score. I’m confident you can do the same. At the undergrad I attended for my pre-medical post-bacc it was possible to score an A+. You had to make a 100 in the course, or above (if your teacher offered any “extra” points in the grading scale). However, this pretty much required having perfect scores on all of the assignments, especially the exams. When I went […]

Worst Mistake Pre-Medical Student

The Three Worst Mistakes Pre-Medical Students Make

Being a pre-med student can be just about the worst time in the life of a young doctor. You spend four years filled with the anxiety and uncertainty of ever getting into medical school. While the rest of your friends are indulging in the freedom and wild times of college, you are tucked away in the library studying for your organic chemistry exam. When others are planning all-out senior year spring breaks, you’re busy with a prep course for the MCAT. […]