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Setting Expectations for Preparing for the MCAT!

March 10, 2014
Patrick Boyle

3-10-14

Greetings MCAT Rockstars!

Tonight I am teaching my Physics 1 class. This is the first content class Kaplan teaches when preparing for the MCAT. Before I begin my first content lesson I always begin class by setting expectations!  It is important to begin your MCAT preparations by thinking about your own study habits and things you could change to make your MCAT preperation as optimal as possible!

Class

Are you doing the preview work before class?

Are you mentally alert and engaged in class?

Homework 

When are you going to do the homework?

Have you scheduled into your weekly plans?

Support

Are you reaching out to your teacher during/ after class?

Are you following the syllabus in the right order?

These are questions I ask my students, not only for my own knowledge in order to better help and communicate with them, but more importantly for their self reflection, so they might be studying SMARTER! Are there things you can be doing better in your own study methods?

“Success is when preparation meets opportunity!”

Stay tuned for more articles that will help you when preparing for the MCAT.



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