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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Jul 23, 2019
CARS Super Review – July 2019

CARS is a thorn in many students’ sides. It’s often viewed as the most difficult section of the MCAT exam because it is so very different from the others. There is no foundation of content to rely on with CARS. It is entirely skills-based. So what is a pre-med to do? In this session, Phil […]

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Jul 16, 2019
MCAT Webinar: Let’s Talk About Kidneys July 2019

Humans are born with 4 kidneys. When they grow up, two become adult knees. During this MCAT Review, we’re dissecting the kidney. Err…not literally, but we will be reviewing Nephrons, Glomerulus, and the Excretory System. Phil Hawkins, our 99th-percentile MCAT instructor will take a look at this physiology topic and explain what you need to […]

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Jun 27, 2019
MCAT Super Review: Physics Equations June 2019

Memorizing equations is, unfortunately, a big part of MCAT prep. You will undoubtedly come across problems that require you to conjure up equations you learned in your physics classes. But, which equations should you focus on and what are the best ways to memorize them?

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Jun 13, 2019
MCAT Super Review: Acids and Bases – June 2019

Acid-base chemistry has long been, and still is, a high-yield topic on the MCAT. In chemistry, there are different approaches classifying acids and bases. During this session, one of our course instructors, Phil, will guide a review of high-yield chemistry strategies, with a focus on acids and bases. Phil will be available to answer any […]

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Jun 12, 2019
How to Create an Effect MCAT Study Plan June 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. Join Sophia Stone, a Next Step Content Manager, […]

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Jun 12, 2019
MCAT Master Class: Amino Acids and Nucleotides

If there’s one topic that pops up time and again on the MCAT, it’s amino acids. That’s why we devoted an entire Master Class around them and nucleotides to teach you everything you need to know about them. Led by Phil Hawkins, this webinar reviews biomolecules and analytic techniques. Hawkins scored in the 99th percentile […]

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May 30, 2019
CARS Master Class May 2019

Get all the CARS strategies and tips you need during this informative Master Class.

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