“How to Make an MCAT Study Plan”

When I taught high school science in D.C. Public Schools, my colleague had a saying whenever he would assign lengthy class projects. “There’s only one way to eat an elephant,” he would say, “one bite at a time.” Although his advice was intended for our class of grumbling adolescents, I found it increasingly applicable to my own extra-curricular project – studying for the MCAT. Breaking the MCAT down into manageable chunks helped me score a 526, and here’s how plan it: Step 1: Draw up a calendar between now and your MCAT test date. Ideally, there should be at least 16 weeks in your study plan. However, individual circumstances, like full-time work or school, may necessitate a study regimen cl