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Your Starter Pack includes:

MCAT practice test

Get a baseline score so you know where to start.

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MCAT Channel episodes

Watch on-demand recordings of MCAT lessons.


Passage-based question sets

Practice with test-like passages and full explanations.

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Science Review videos

Brush up on the most high-yield MCAT topics.

MCAT Prep Starter Pack

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Know where to focus your MCAT prep

Review your top strengths and opportunities after taking your MCAT practice test.

Combine content and strategy

Brush up with interactive science videos and on-demand lessons from MCAT experts.

Practice what you’ve learned

Challenge yourself with passage-based questions just like you’ll see on test day.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How does the MCAT Prep Starter Pack work?

    Complete the short form on this page. You’ll get an email welcoming you and asking you to create a free account with Kaplan. Once you log in to your account, you’ll be able to explore your study plan. Start by taking the MCAT practice test to see where you stand, watch video science review or on-demand lessons, and review answers and explanations to every question you see.

  • How long should you study for the MCAT?

    How long you study for the MCAT depends on where you start and what your goals are. According to the AAMC, MCAT test takers study for an average of 240 hours over several months. Our MCAT prep courses give you access to 700 hours of total instruction and practice so you’re ready for everything you’ll see on test day.

  • How to start studying for the MCAT?

    By checking out the MCAT Prep Starter Pack, you’re already on the right path to starting your MCAT prep. The best way to start is by taking a diagnostic exam to assess your strengths and areas of opportunity. Then, you can make a plan to tackle the areas where you need more work. Starting your MCAT prep can be the hardest part, but your prep will get easier as you study and gain confidence.

  • What should I do after my access expires?

    First, you should be proud that you took this important step toward getting the MCAT score you want. Then, consider your future prep plans. If you’re ready to start, you can enroll in a prep course in a classroom near you, live online, or on-demand. Not ready to start yet? We’ll keep in touch. You’ll receive occasional updates about upcoming events, more great resources, and special offers.  

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