Week 1


Sunday

(7-8 hours for practice exam, 2-3 hours to review)
  • Take a full-length practice exam - AAMC Official MCAT Practice Exam 1 - using the commitments you made following the last full length exam. This will give you a baseline score.
  • Review answers from AAMC Practice Test 1 according to the guidelines.

Monday

(2-3 hours)
  • Pre-read the Intro MCAT Lecture (in the EK Reasoning Skills manual), the Research and Reasoning Skills Lecture (in the EK Reasoning Skills manual), Reasoning Skills Lecture 1 (Introduction to CARS), and Biology 1:Molecules Lecture 1 (Biological Molecules and Enzymes)

Tuesday

(1-2 hours)
  • Read the Intro MCAT Lecture (EK Reasoning Skills manual) and work through all the exercises.

Wednesday

(2-3 hours)
  • Read the Research and Reasoning Skills Lecture (EK Reasoning Skills manual) with a highlighter and pen. Take notes.
  • Take In-class Exam for the Research and Reasoning Skills Lecture (in the Reasoning Skills manual). Review it. Use the Examkrackers Live MCAT Hotline for answers to your questions and help with difficult problems or concepts.

Thursday

(2-3 hours)
  • Read Biology 1: Molecules Lecture 1 (Biological Molecules and Enzymes) with a highlighter and pen. Take notes.
  • Take In-class Exam for Biology 1: Molecules Lecture 1. Review it. Use the Examkrackers Live MCAT Hotline for answers to your questions and help with difficult problems or concepts.

Friday

(2-3 hours)
  • Read Reasoning Skills Lecture 1 (Introduction to CARS) with highlighter and pen. Take notes.
  • Take In-class Exam for Reasoning Skills Lecture 1. Review it. Use the Examkrackers Live MCAT Hotline for answers to your questions and help with difficult problems or concepts.

Saturday

(Optional: 1-2 hours)
  • Catch up on any missed study days, if needed.
  • Take one or more complete, ten-passage physics practice exams from Examkrackers 101 Passages: Physics (optional).
  • Retake then review any questions you got wrong or guessed on according to the guidelines. Reinforce content as needed.