101 Ways to Score Higher on Your MCAT: What You Need to Know about the Medical College Admission Test Explained Simply

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Atlantic Publishing Company, 2010 - Study Aids - 288 pages
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An estimated 71,000 around the world take the Medical College Admission Test, more commonly known as the MCAT, each year. Most medical colleges require applicants to take this test, and most schools look for a combined score on the verbal reasoning, physical sciences, and biological sections of at least 30. However, the average score, on a scale of 1 to 15, is only 8. How can you boost your scores and get into the medical school of your choice? Reading 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your MCAT and employing the practices within is one way to do so.

In this new book, you will learn about and understand the new computerized format, as well as the content of the exam. You will learn how to read questions correctly, how to control anxiety, and how to approach each section. In addition, you will be presented with a list of resources to help you prepare and dozens of tips from insiders.

101 Ways to Score Higher on Your MCAT is filled with practice questions and information found in each of the four sections, including the writing samples. You will find reviews of physics skills; chemistry skills; general math concepts in algebra and trigonometry; finding the main point and relevant information in a reading passage; formulating, communicating, and proving an argument; biology; and organic chemistry.

Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president‚e(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

 

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Marti Anne Maguire is a freelance writer and teacher in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she lives with her husband and two children. A former newspaper reporter and high school journalism teacher, she taught her first SAT prep course more than a decade ago, and still teaches test-prep courses from time to time. She earned her master‚e(tm)s degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her bachelor‚e(tm)s degree in English from the University of Florida.

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