Why The MCAT Is Important In Med-School! (Our First Episode!) ft. Ariana Campbell

Show Notes

Welcome to the first episode of the MCAT Mastery podcast! We’re so excited to introduce you to the series!

In this first episode, Monika and Ariana, two MCAT Mastery team members and MCAT veterans (both 90+ percentile MCAT scorers), discuss their experiences with the exam, why the MCAT is important for medical school, and how the lessons learned from this exam can impact you in larger, more meaningful way too!

We'll also give you a very quick overview on what you can expect from our podcast episodes! Our team is extremely passionate about spreading positivity, advice, and support to pre-meds on this journey and this episode is just the tip of the iceberg!

We can’t wait to help you achieve your MCAT score goal so you can get into your choice med-school 🙂

Topics Discussed

  • [3:29] About MCAT Mastery Podcast
  • [5:57] The importance of the MCAT journey
  • [10:27] The advantages of mastering the CARS section
  • [24:16] What is on the P/S section
  • [30:40] Building mental wellness skills to move forward with medical school

Memorable Points

  • The MCAT is so vital and such an important journey to take.
  • The MCAT is a total learning experience about yourself and if you do it correctly, you can use it to your advantage when you’re transitioning into med-school.
  • The biggest thing to remember when you’re taking the MCAT is not just why you want to be a doctor but understanding how this test can help you moving forward.
  • You have to be able to read a lot of information and pick out what is important and what isn’t. That’s where CARS can really help you going forward.
  • The MCAT journey can help you build the mental wellness skills that you need to be able to move forward in medical school.
  • I think something that's really important as well is learning how to stay comfortable even though you're uncomfortable.
  • The MCAT is not just a gatekeeper, you can really use it to your advantage.

Resources Mentioned

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About the author

Every year MCAT Mastery helps thousands of premeds in achieving their target MCAT score goal so they can get into the med-school of their dreams. The dedicated team at MCAT Mastery accomplishes this by conducting ongoing research and paid interviews with 90+ percentile MCAT scorers, to bring you the most credible, most proven MCAT prep strategies on the planet.

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