MCAT Update

I have decided that I will maintain an informal study plan of reading some MCAT material every day (at least 30 minutes) until I get closer to a potential exam date. I obtained a copy of the new edition of ExamKrackers (9th edition) and I’m really enjoying the easy, comical flow of the material. I am appreciative of the author’s efforts to draw parallels to how the material will be useful in medical school and as a physician. So far, I am finding the Psychology and Sociology sections extremely interesting and I’ve been performing well on the sample exam questions. I am also finding that the recent modification to the MCAT to include more research methods and statistics is right up my alley. I use research tools in my job as a scientist all the time and so I am finding this intuitive for me. I still have to master the verbal reasoning section (now known as “critical analysis and reasoning skills”) but I’m sure with a lot of practice, I can excel! My overall approach this time will involve a lot more practice questions (including under timed conditions) and I am also aiming to have a positive, confident approach towards the exam. I can beat this!!

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Welcome to my blog! I'm a married mother-of-two who is journeying through medical school. I share my life experiences and interests on this blog including my hobbies, recipes, fitness, faith, music and more! I also share my experiences in medical school and my attempts at balancing this with raising a family. It's a challenge but it can be done! Whatever you hope to achieve in this life, do not let circumstances or age stop you. There may be delays and disappointments along the way, but with time you will get there!

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