Alternative Study Strategies for the MCAT
If you thrive in a self-directed study environment, you can access the free and low-cost resources available online to create and follow your own study schedule. Listed below are a few of these resources:
AAMC offers free study materials on their website including:
- Complete exam content in a PDF format for each of the sections (Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems, Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems, Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior, Scientific Inquiry & Reasoning Skills and Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills)
- A collection of free planning and study resources:
- Official guide to the MCAT exam costing 34 USD
- Four full-length MCAT practice exams, each costing 35 USD
- MCAT question pack bundle costing 90 USD
- MCAT prep CARS diagnostic tool costing 25 USD
- Additional low-cost resources such as flashcards, guides and section-specific question banks and study materials costing between 10 USD to 45 USD
- Complete MCAT prep bundle including all the above costing 350 USD
You’ll find a lot of free online BeMo MCAT resources such as , , webinars, books, and guides on our website. These resources include the same advice, tips, and strategies we provide in our one-on-one consultations. The difference is that some students can easily apply these strategies to their own study habits and schedules, while others need a personalized approach.
Alternatively, if you have the budget for it, you can opt for a private . Tutors offer subject specific, 1-on-1 coaching along with individual feedback and test-taking tips. This is a great choice for those who prefer face-to-face coaching, personalized guidance and customizable schedules. A tutor can give you a realistic interpretation of your performance in the practice tests and identify the most efficient way to improve your score.