Posts Tagged ‘MCAT Prep’

How to Break Down a General Chemistry Passage

Session 32 General chemistry lays down the foundation for a lot of the sciences on the MCAT. In this episode, Bryan breaks down this general chemistry passage for the new MCAT. [2:22] Passage #1: A hyper-sailing body of water contains high concentrations of sodium chloride (salt) and other water-soluble ionic compounds such as calcium sulfate (gypsum).…

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I’m Switching From Optometry, What Do I Do Now?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 63 Our poster today is a former student interested in optometry but is now trying to pursue medicine. A poor MCAT score is holding him back though plus his premed advisor told him he had zero percent chance of getting into medical school due to lack of research experience.…

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What Should I Focus on with Old Prereqs and ECs?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 62 My name is Dr. Ryan Gray and I am the Director of the National Society for Nontraditional Premedical and Medical Students, also known as OldPreMeds. Taken directly from the forums at OldPreMeds.org, our question this week comes from a nontraditional student who took a lot of classes many…

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Should I Focus on the MCAT and Ignore Extracurriculars?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 58 If you are not a traditional student entering the medical field on your terms, you may have had some hiccups along the way but now you’re ready to change course and serve others as a physician. This podcast is here to help answer your questions and help educate…

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What is the Best Way to Learn MCAT Testing Strategy?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 51 In this episode, Ryan talks about the best ways to learn about MCAT strategies. The MCAT is a test that focuses less on content and more on critical thinking as you break down the passages, the questions and the answers. You can spend all the time reading books…

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When Should I Take the MCAT?

Session 4 In today’s episode, Ryan and Bryan talk about when to actually take the MCAT, which is such a big question with huge implications for your application. However, a lot of students don’t think about this, well, until now. Here are the highlights of the conversation between Ryan and Bryan: When should you take the…

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