All the information and advice you need to ace the MCAT.

4 Tips to Ease Test Anxiety
08 September, 2020
Test anxiety is a type of performance anxiety. It can affect us at any age, but children in elementary school are especially likely to be anxious about test-taking. Many students experience negative thoughts and fear of failure associated with test-taking. Here are 4 tips to help ease test anxiety.
Back to School Organization: Elementary School
23 August, 2019
It’s almost time to go back to school! Whether your child cannot wait to walk through those school doors, or is clinging onto these last weeks of summer, it is time to get organized for the new school year. Lower elementary grade teachers may institute their own organizational tools: folders to send home, cubbies at school, school shoes, reading logs: but this doesn’t mean you’re off the hook! Good organizational skills need to be modeled and reinforced, so here’s how you can help: 1. One is
5 Things You Should be Doing the Week Before the Big Test
23 August, 2019
You spend months preparing for the SAT or ACT. You take endless practice tests, expand your vocabulary, brush up on your math, and generally pour countless hours (often in a class or with a tutor) into getting ready for the test. With all that time and energy spent, you want to do everything you can the week before the test to make sure you’re firing on all cylinders on the big day. So here’s a list of things you can do the week before the test to make sure you’re ready to go as test day approa
Studying For The MCAT This Summer? Join Our Webinars With A Top MCAT Tutor
09 May, 2018
If you’re pre-med []or post-bac [] , you’re used to hard work and long hours. And if you’re preparing to take the MCAT in 2018 or 2019, those long hours are about to be… longer. But don’t panic — prep! Jumpstart your summer MCAT studies with four free webinars from top MCAT tutor, Noodle Pro Doug McLemore [
Is The High Cost Of Medical School Really Worth It?
26 April, 2018
Medical school can cost a student hundreds of thousands of dollars — but may also lead to some of the highest-paid careers available. Learn what kind of ROI you can expect, and determine whether the investment of time and money is worth it. *** For many students, a career in medicine is truly a calling — but the cost of getting there can give even the most committed doctor-in-training pause. Given debt loads that will easily run into six figures, is it realistic for med school graduates to ex
#AdmissionsPros: Rock Med School Apps With Dr. Shirag Shemmassian
25 April, 2018
Welcome to #AdmissionsPros []! In this series, top admissions advisors and educational consultants offer their advice and insight on the big picture of elementary, secondary, and graduate school admissions — from extracurriculars, to essays, to, (of course) standardized tests. Dr. Shirag Shemmassian is the founder of Shemmassian Academic Consulting [], specializing in college [https://www.shemmassianco
The Medical Student's Guide To Dual Degrees
05 April, 2018
Being an MD is prestigious enough, but some students are going even further and adding and MBA or MPH to their degree list. *** As if Medical school wasn’t challenging enough, dual degree programs have become increasingly popular in the last few years. Whether it’s an MBA or a MPH, dual degrees can expand a student’s qualifications and levels of expertise. We’ve compiled a list of the most common dual degree programs. Keep in mind that requirements and procedures for each program will vary, so
What Kind Of Doctor Will You Be? The Difference Between DO And MD Programs
22 March, 2018
DO or MD? It’s more than just two letters after your name. You can take two pathways into medical school in the United States, and applicants often wonder about the difference between DO and MD programs. *** MD graduates (known as allopathic physicians), often have the same duties and responsibilities as DO physicians (known as osteopathic physicians). They might even compete for identical residencies and work side by side, but there are some important differences between the two tracks. Educ
100 Ways To Improve Your MCAT Score
05 March, 2018
For many aspiring doctors, the MCAT [] appears like Mount Everest in the distance: massive, mythic, and barely conquerable even for the strong. While it’s not quite Mount Everest, there’s no denying that the MCAT is very, very high stakes. It takes a whopping 7 hours and 30 minutes to complete, it covers an incredible amount of content, and it demands aptitude and skills across a wide variety of subjects. As if that’s not enough pr
"She Got A Score Far Beyond What They Had Targeted."
18 January, 2018
Noodle ProDouglas McLemore []has been tutoring for years. He helped one student exceed her MCAT goal and get into medical school. “Doug McLemore helped my daughter prepare her for the MCAT. He did an incredible job. She was very uptight about getting prepared for this test, but after he was finished with his tutoring strategies her confidence level was at an all-time high. Doug told her what score she needed to shoot for, he came up wi
20 MCAT Questions Answered
08 January, 2018
Noodle Pro Douglas McLemore [] is a top MCAT tutor. After earning his BS in Chemistry, he researched computational chemistry and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy at Notre Dame. He worked for Pacific Northwest National Labs doing computational research for David A. Dixon and Steven H. Strauss on fluoride affinities and fluorination of carborane clusters for potential battery and BNCT (boron neutron capture therapy) cancer treatment appli
Anatomy Of A Doctor
11 December, 2017
Do you see an MD in your future? The medical profession is exciting, engaging, and rewarding, but life as a doctor can also be demanding and filled with stress. Use this infographic to explore the time commitment, potential salaries, and demographics involved with the medical field, and the emotional and social factors that might influence your decision to become a doctor. []