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How to Study for the MCAT in 6 Months

MCAT Study Essentials Before you get started, you’ll need to gather together your study materials. Here is our recommended list: AAMC’s MCAT Essentials Guide: before you register for the MCAT, you’ll be required to review the official information in the Essentials Guide. You’ll learn about test logistics, content, and timing. If you’re just beginning your MCAT prep, this […]

How to Study for the MCAT in 2 Months

Creating your MCAT study guide can be one of the most important but challenging aspects of preparing for the MCAT. According to the AAMC, the average pre-med student should spend about 240 hours preparing for the MCAT over three months. As the official MCAT prep of the AMSA, Kaplan recommends that you spend 300-350 hours studying so you […]

How to Study for the MCAT in 3 Months

Creating your MCAT study guide is one of the most important aspects of preparing for the MCAT, but it can also be one of the most difficult. The AAMC recommends that the average pre-med student spend between 300 and 350 hours over several months preparing for the MCAT. Three months might seem like plenty of time to […]

How to Study for the MCAT in 1 Month

The AAMC recommends that the average pre-medical student should spend 300-350 hours preparing for the MCAT across several months. Realistically, though, you might not have that much time. For example, what happens if you realize that your test date is a month away and you haven’t started your study plan yet? Studying for the MCAT […]

LSAT 2-Month Study Guide

Two months is a perfect amount of time to spend studying for the LSAT. In the following study guide we’ve laid out a study calendar, materials, and tips that will help you succeed on the LSAT. This post references Kaplan’s LSAT book, but the study plan will be equally helpful if you use a different book. TABLE OF […]

LSAT 1-Month Study Guide

Although one month is a relatively short amount of time to spend studying for the LSAT, we’ve laid out a study plan, materials, and tips that will help you succeed on the LSAT. This post references Kaplan’s LSAT book, but the study plan will be equally helpful if you use a different book. Here’s what you’ll […]

What is the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE®)?

Though the Multistate Bar Exam is, arguably, the more difficult component of most state Bar examinations, most Bar takers are more concerned with the essay portion of the test than anything else. The sheer breadth of material that could potentially be tested in essay form creates more anxiety for Bar takers than any other challenges inherent […]

How to Cancel Your MCAT

Even after you’ve chosen your MCAT test date, paid your registration fee, and completed your registration, you may still have to cancel or make a change to your registration because studying didn’t quite go as you planned or life got in the way. [ RELATED: Predicting Top Medical Specialities ] Before you decide to make a change […]

How to Register for the MCAT

Once you’ve selected an MCAT test date, you’ll have to complete a few steps to register: First, make an account with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), which develops and administers the MCAT.  Once you’ve logged in to your AAMC profile, click on “Start Exam Registration”. You will be asked to provide Biographic Info […]

When Should I Take the MCAT in 2022?

There are 30 MCAT test dates to choose from in 2022. When deciding on an MCAT test date, consider the fact that you’ll need 3-5 months to study and that your MCAT scores should be ready by the time medical school applications open in June. Other factors include whether or not you want a weekend […]