The books include study plans, 3D illustrations, and diagrams of complex scientific topics, over 2,450 practice questions (including three full-length practice MCATs), 24 “quick sheets” that outline the vital things to remember from each prep section, and a detailed study guide for the four sections of the test.
While mastering the subject matter on the MCAT is absolutely vital, it is not enough to ensure a test-taker receives a perfect or near-perfect score.
However, their depth and summation of the subject reviews put them a cut above the rest if you want to be sure you have mastered each knowledge area you will need to know on test day.
The Princeton Review guide includes extensive and helpful glossaries to help you navigate the thick books, as well as helpful chapter reviews that will provide a great reference when you are looking to re-review before exam day.
If you learn best by listening rather than reading, this audiobook is definitely one that you should add to your test preparations.
Two medical doctors narrate the seven-plus hours of review, so you won’t have to worry about whether or not you’re pronouncing technical words wrong: you’ll hear them correctly from the get-go.
There are also short 30-minute exams along the way to help provide you with “mini-MCATs” that you can complete in an afternoon or evening without feeling totally overwhelmed.
Last but not least is the popular Barron’s guide to the MCAT.
While you could spend thousands on an MCAT tutor who would keep you accountable and check in on your progress every day, this book is much more affordable — and much less annoying.
It is written by the host of The MCAT Podcast, who has helped thousands of students master this difficult test.