Next Step to Med School: MCAT Blog

At Next Step, we believe in educating first. Our MCAT blog was created to reflect this value. Our articles are written by the same MCAT experts who write our MCAT books, MCAT practice exams, and our MCAT course materials. We also partner with guest contributors regularly, both professionals and industry experts, to make sure that you are getting information that is not only relevant, but accurate.

Learn from the best with this free MCAT resource, updated with new articles regularly. If you need to know about a specific MCAT subject, changes being made to the MCAT exam, and general information about the MCAT, our blog is the perfect place for you.

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Jan 13, 2020
Intro to the MCAT – January 2020

Are you thinking about attending Medical School? If so, you’re gonna watch this. One of Next Step Test Prep’s top instructors, Phil Hawkins, will be discussing the basics of the Medical College Admissions Test, what it covers, how it is scored, how it weighed in your medical school applications, and even cover a few sample […]

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Dec 30, 2019
MCAT AMA

Have you taken your first MCAT diagnostic and wondered how there are people who scored an almost perfect score on the exam? Here’s your chance to hear how they did it! Phil Hawkins has been an MCAT instructor for many years after scoring in the 99th percentile on his own MCAT. For one night, Phil […]

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Nov 27, 2019
MCAT Math – November 2019

There’s no way around it; you’re going to have to use some math skills on the MCAT. Fortunately, though, it’s mostly confined to how they relate to science topics including chemistry, physics, and stats. But what specific math skills will you need to understand to do well on the MCAT? MCAT instructor Phil Hawkins goes […]

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Nov 14, 2019
How to Create an MCAT Study Plan – November 2019

Your MCAT study plan is just as important as the materials you’re using to study. If your plan is lacking something, you won’t be able to do as well as you can on the MCAT. If your plan is convoluted, then you’re setting yourself up for burnout. MCAT instructor Phil Hawkins goes over what makes […]

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Nov 06, 2019
CARS Master Class November 2019

This free Master Class will be covering the CARS section (Critical Analysis and Reasoning Section) in its entirety.

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Oct 16, 2019
So You Wanna Be a Doctor – October 2019

We’re going over everything you need to do to become a doctor in this free webinar, from the MCAT to college courses to applying to med school.

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Oct 03, 2019
How to Choose an MCAT Date – October 2019

Choosing an MCAT date is not easy. With 30 test dates to choose from, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Your MCAT plays a huge role in applying to medical school, and putting off your MCAT can mean delaying your application. The perfect test date will allow you to juggle your everyday life and a robust […]

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Sep 23, 2019
MCAT Chemistry Master Class – September 2019

What is on the MCAT Chemistry section? Our MCAT instructor takes you through the different MCAT topics and a few practice problems.

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