September 13, 2015

 

 

 

 

The next MCAT you can sign up for, is in January.There are no MCAT dates from October through the end of December.


For those of us who are planning on taking January MCAT, studying should begin NOW. Even though January might seem so far away, it is really only 4 months that separate today from the January test day.This time is just enough to prepare for MCAT. So wait no longer, and with the help of Transformation Tu...

September 10, 2015

 

This article will help you escape one of the most common mistakes on the psychology section of MCAT 2015.

Correlation is not causation.Those of us who are psychology majors learned this phrase very early on. Just because 2 factors correlate in a psychology study, does not mean that one causes another. I have noticed this concept being brought up in the sample MCAT test created by AAMC. Numerous times the authors ask wha...

September 4, 2015

 

Common myths about MCAT, and why they are wrong.

 

1.The test requires minimum memorization and is all about comprehension.

 

Yes,comprehension of passages is very important. However, you do need to memorize a LOT of information such as formulas, psychology terms, aamino acids, biology facts etc. It is impossible to answer most questions without remembering key concepts and theories.

 

2.You will score high only if you are...

August 22, 2015

MCAT 2015 is different from any tests you have ever taken. There is such a vast amount of information that must be memorized and mastered. On average, it takes students 4 months or more of full time MCAT prep to succeed on the exam.

 

Let MCAT tutors in NYC help you feel less overwhelmed, and ace MCAT. For your free tutoring consulation, call 646-407-9078.

August 5, 2015

MCAT serves as one of the key factors for admission into medical school. It is no wonder students spend thousands of dollars on the prep material and tutoring. However, there is a lot of material available free of charge that we found to be extremely helpful.

For those of us on a budget, this is a guide for cheap and free MCAT 2015 prep material you can find!

 

1. Content Review Material

There is a great deal of free conten...

August 2, 2015

Running out of steam is a common problem for students taking the new MCAT.  It comes at no surprise since the test is now 7.5 hours long (with two 10 minute breaks and one 30 minute lunch break). Staying focused is essential to your success. One correctly answered question can make a point difference, and therefore, each question requires your outermost attention.

 

The sections of MCAT are always given in the same order:...

July 28, 2015

MCAT is very different from most standardized tests out there. It is unlike GMAT, GRE or LSAT because it tests students on eight subjects. Yes, you are required to know and remember psychology, sociology, physics, general chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, biochemistry, and verbal.

No wonder, so many of us feel overwhelmed and don’t know where to even start.

 

One of the biggest problems with studying for MCAT is retai...

July 11, 2015

Physics on the new MCAT

Physics was 50% of the old MCAT’s physical science section. However, for the new MCAT, it has been deemphasized.

AAMC refocused MCAT towards medicine and everything related to it. The passages we find are no longer “purely” physics and chemistry, but rather medicine or research related passages with physics, biology, and chemistry questions.

 

Therefore, any physics concept that is relevant to medici...

May 29, 2015

We are now offering MCAT 2015 Group Lessons

 

What is the price per lesson?

For a limited time only, each session is only $50 for 2 hours. 

 

How many students attend the lessons?

Classes are limited to up to 20 students to make sure each student gets proper attention.

 

How are sessions structured?

During the first hour of the lesson, we go over theory and  learn new concepts. During the remaining time, we practi...

April 25, 2015

Did you notice a pattern of careless mistakes you make during the practice tests? 
Here are a few tips to help you with that:
1. After going through the questions, add silly mistakes to your silly mistakes list, and look at it once in a while.


2. Read the question very carefully, highlighting important words
3. If you did a question very quickly, especially one requiring math, take extra 10 seconds to go over it!

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