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Guide to Medical School and the MCAT is the first book you'll want to purchase when thinking of applying to medical school. It provides you with important information to help you succeed in being accepted to medical school - an overview of the admissions process, the components of a successful application, and how to conduct a successful personal interview. It also provides an overview of the most critical components of the MCAT exam, including important test-taking strategies. It also provides a full-length MCAT practice exam, helps you analyze your score, and provides guidance concerning your personal areas of strength and weakness.

"...combines a comprehensive explanation of every step students must take to successfully gain admission to medical school with time-proven, student-tested methods for MCAT study, review, and test taking."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780683006797
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 298
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.99 (h) x 1.46 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
About the Authors
Ch. 1 Is Medicine the Career for You? 3
Ch. 2 Preparing for Medical School 7
Ch. 3 Medical Education: What It's All About? 22
Ch. 4 What Is Medical School Like? 27
Ch. 5 The Future of Medicine 29
Ch. 6 Requirements for Admission to Medical School 32
Ch. 7 How To Pay for Medical School 36
Ch. 8 The Application Process 57
Ch. 9 Not Accepted? The Options 105
Ch. 10 Preparing for the MCAT 121
Ch. 11 The MCAT 123
Ch. 12 Practice MCAT 132
Ch. 13 Scoring of the Practice MCAT 190
Ch. 14 Review Methods and Study Skills for the MCAT 201
Ch. 15 Test-Taking Techniques for the MCAT 226
Ch. 16 MCAT Review Courses and Materials 250
Ch. 17 Relaxation Training To Reduce Anxiety 254
App. A Addresses and Admission Requirements for Medical Schools in the United States and Puerto Rico 259
App. B Acceptance to Medical School by Major (1994-1995 Entering Class) 281
App. C Tuition and Fees for Medical Schools in the United States and Puerto Rico 282
Index 287
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