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Guide to the MCAT

By IvyWise on Fri, Jun 14, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Here’s What Pre-Med Students Need to Know About the MCAT

As part of the medical school admissions process students need to take the MCAT, which is a seven-and-a-half-hour exam (including breaks) with four sections. The MCAT is an intensive exam and students need to understand the content and formatting in order to prepare.

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Medical School Admissions 101: How Important is GPA?

By IvyWise on Wed, Feb 13, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What Kind of Grades it Really Takes to Get Into Medical School

Similar to the college application process, grades are one of the most important factors in admissions decisions for medical school. In fact, the Association of American Medical Colleges rates GPA as one of the most important academic metrics according to a survey of admissions officers.

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MCAT Prep: 4 Questions to Ask About Your MCAT Score

By IvyWise on Tue, Feb 05, 2019 @ 03:09 PM

Important Testing FYIs for Students Preparing for the MCAT Exam

For students considering a career in medicine, the MCAT is already on their radar. The exam has a reputation for being particularly grueling and most students spend months, if not years, studying for it. In addition to knowing the material inside and out, students need to become familiar with the test itself in order to accurately interpret their scores.

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Med School Admissions 101: Guide to the AMCAS Application

By IvyWise on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Now's The Time to Consider Your Medical School Application Strategy

If you’re considering applying to medical school, it’s likely that you’ll be using the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) to apply to your best-fit medical school programs. Before you start formulating your medical school application strategy, however, it’s important to understand what to expect.

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