The Official Guide to the MCAT Exam (MCAT2015)

Author: Association of American Medical Colleges

Publisher: Assn of Amer Medical Colleges

ISBN: 9781577541332

Category: Medical

Page: 375

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The Official Guide to the MCAT Exam (MCAT2015), Fourth Edition This all-new edition is the first and only official comprehensive overview about the new MCAT2015 exam. Written by the MCAT® exam developers at the Association of American Medical Colleges, this all-new edition is the ONLY official guide to the Medical College Admission Test® - and is completely updated for the new exam (MCAT2015) that will first be administered in spring of 2015. This guide provides a comprehensive overview of the registration and testing process, details on how the exam is scored, information on holistic admissions, and more. Plus, the guide provides everything you need to know about the sections in the new MCAT exam, tips on how to prepare, and 120 practice test questions and solutions. Online Practice Test Option: The AAMC offers an option to take the practice test questions that are included in this book, in an online format that simulates the actual MCAT exam. The online practice test option can be found at www.aamc.org/officialmcatguide2015.

Social Foundations of Behavior for the Health Sciences

Author: Ginny Garcia-Alexander,Hyeyoung Woo,Matthew J. Carlson

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319649507

Category: Social Science

Page: 212

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This textbook helps students in the health sciences prepare for the social foundations portion of the medical college entrance exam. It provides a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts, theories, and methodologies in sociology that the exam requires. This book offers a condensed overview of the sociological concepts covered during a 15 week semester. It helps students gain an understanding of the social foundations of behavior, and the social determinants of health within the professional context of medicine. Students are provided with the necessary basics in addition to case studies, learning and research activities, recommended external resources, and study questions. These are meant to develop pre-health students’ understanding of the importance of the social factors that influence health outcomes. The featured activities contain various exercises using examples of sociology of health and medicine, including social factors shaping health, social relations between doctors and patients, and the health care system, among others. As a result, this book well informs not only those who wish to prepare for the medical college entrance exam to pursue a career in the health profession, but also anyone who is interested in social perspectives on health and medicine.

MCAT 2015: What the Test Change Means for You Now

Author: Kaplan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1618656287

Category: Study Aids

Page: 192

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Big changes are coming to the MCAT in 2015, and Kaplan is here to help you prepare for them. With four brand-new sections, 80% more questions, and the addition of new science content including biochemistry, psychology, and sociology, the 2015 MCAT will be a completely different test. In order to be prepared you need to understand the exam and start planning for it now, and this guide is the first step. MCAT 2015: What the Test Change Means for You Now is your complete guide to the new exam, with outlines of both old and new subject areas, a short-form practice test to help you get ready, and advice on choosing and prepping for the MCAT that’s right for you.

Anatomy of Medical School Admissions

Need-to-Know Information about Getting into Med School, the MCAT, and What it Takes to Be a Doctor

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0804125236

Category: Medical

Page: 270

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The Princeton Review Knows Med School. Thinking about a career in medicine? This is the book you need to ensure you’re prepared in every way: Learn about medical school admissions, career options, how to prepare yourself as an undergrad, and, of course, about the major changes coming to the MCAT in 2015. The health system of tomorrow will require a different kind of physician. With over 30 years of experience and a proven track record helping millions of students achieve their goals, The Princeton Review is the only company with the expertise and resources to guide you through each step of your journey. We’re not just about test prep: we’re about prepping for your life. Inside this eBook, you'll find guidance and advice on topics like: • Do You Have What it Takes? (Thinking Like a Medical Student) • Is a Career in Medicine Right For You? (What They Don't Tell You at Career Day) • Everything You Need to Know about Med School Admissions • Researching Medical Schools, or ... Making the List • Q&A With Admissions Officers • The Inside Scoop on Applications, Personal Statements, Financial Aid, and More... • How to Rock the Interview • The MCAT: Now and 2015 • Preparing for and Taking the MCAT • Sample Personal Statements

MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review

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Author: Kaplan Test Prep

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1506210260

Category: Study Aids

Page: 336

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More people get into medical school with a Kaplan MCAT course than all major courses combined. Now the same results are available with MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review. This book features thorough subject review, more questions than any competitor, and the highest-yield questions available. The commentary and instruction come directly from Kaplan MCAT experts and include targeted focus on the most-tested concepts. MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review offers: UNPARALLELED MCAT KNOWLEDGE: The Kaplan MCAT team has spent years studying every MCAT-related document available. In conjunction with our expert psychometricians, the Kaplan team is able to ensure the accuracy and realism of our practice materials. THOROUGH SUBJECT REVIEW: Written by top-rated, award-winning Kaplan instructors, all material has been vetted by editors with advanced English degrees and by a medical doctor. EXPANDED CONTENT THROUGHOUT: The AAMC tests not only content knowledge, critical thinking, and critical analysis and reasoning skills, but also two other important scientific skills: research design and the execution of research, and data-based and statistical analysis. This book has expanded material to help you master these skills for Test Day. MORE PRACTICE THAN THE COMPETITION: With questions throughout the book and access to a full-length practice test online, MCAT CARS Review has more practice than any other MCAT CARS book on the market. ONLINE COMPANION: One practice test and additional online resources help augment content studying. The MCAT is a computer-based test, so practicing in the same format as Test Day is key. KAPLAN'S MCAT REPUTATION: Kaplan is a leader in the MCAT prep market, and twice as many doctors prepared for the MCAT with Kaplan than with any other course.* UTILITY: Can be used alone or with other companion books in Kaplan's MCAT Review series. * Doctors refers to US MDs who were licensed between 2001-2010 and used a fee-based course to prepare for the MCAT. The AlphaDetail, Inc. online study for Kaplan was conducted between Nov. 10 - Dec. 9, 2010 among 763 US licensed MDs, of whom 462 took the MCAT and used a fee-based course to prepare for it.

MCAT Biology and Biochemistry Review

New for MCAT 2015

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101882409

Category: Study Aids

Page: 704

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Publisher's Note: This eBook contains detailed color diagrams and art, and is best viewed on tablets or other color-capable devices with zooming ability. We do not recommend this title for black-and-white E Ink devices. Get everything you need to ace the Biology and Biochemistry material on the new MCAT exam! Designed specifically for students taking the longer, tougher exam debuting in 2015, The Princeton Review's MCAT BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY REVIEW features: Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score: · Access to our online Student Tools portal for up-to-the-moment information on late-breaking AAMC changes to the exam · In-depth coverage of the challenging biology and biochemistry topics on this important test · Bulleted chapter summaries for quick review · Full-color illustrations, diagrams, and tables · An extensive glossary for handy reference · Strategic guidance and effective test-taking techniques More Practice Than Ever: · 3 full-length practice tests online · End-of-chapter practice questions · MCAT-style practice passages · Detailed answer explanations for every practice question In MCAT BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY REVIEW, you'll gain mastery of topics like: · MCAT 2015 Basics · Biology Strategy for the MCAT · Biologically Important Molecules · Biochemistry · Molecular Biology · Microbiology · Eukaryotic Cells · Genetics and Evolution · The Nervous and Endocrine Systems · The Circulatory, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems · The Excretory and Digestive Systems · The Muscular and Skeletal Systems · The Respiratory System and the Skin · The Reproductive Systems And more!


MCAT Psychology and Sociology Review

New for MCAT 2015

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 110188245X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 352

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Publisher's Note: This eBook contains detailed color diagrams and art and is best viewed on tablets or other color-capable devices with zooming ability. We do not recommend this title for black-and-white E Ink devices. Get everything you need to ace the new Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior section on the updated MCAT exam! Designed specifically for students taking the longer, tougher exam debuting in 2015, The Princeton Review's MCAT PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY REVIEW features: Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score: · Access to our online Student Tools portal for up-to-the-moment information on late-breaking AAMC changes to the exam · In-depth coverage of the challenging psychology and sociology topics on the brand-new Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior section · Bulleted chapter summaries for quick review · Full-color illustrations, diagrams, and tables · An extensive glossary for handy reference · Strategic guidance and effective test-taking techniques More Practice Than Ever: · 3 full-length practice tests online · End-of-chapter practice questions · MCAT-style practice passages In MCAT PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY REVIEW, you'll gain mastery of topics like: · MCAT 2015 Basics · Biological Foundations of Behavior · Interacting with the Environment · Personality, Motivation, Attitudes, and Psychological Disorders · Self-Identity and Group Identity · Social Structure · Psychology and Sociology Strategy for the MCAT · Learning, Memory, and Behavior · Statistics and Research Methods And more!

MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review

New for MCAT 2015

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101882441

Category: Study Aids

Page: 384

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Publisher's Note: This eBook contains detailed color diagrams and art and is best viewed on tablets or other color-capable devices with zooming ability. We do not recommend this title for black-and-white E Ink devices. Get everything you need to ace the new Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills section on the updated MCAT exam! Designed specifically for students taking the longer, tougher exam debuting in 2015, The Princeton Review's MCAT CRITICAL ANALYSIS AND REASONING SKILLS REVIEW features: Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score: · Access to our online Student Tools portal for up-to-the-moment information on late-breaking AAMC changes to the exam · In-depth coverage of the challenging critical analysis and reasoning skills needed for this important test · Bulleted chapter summaries for quick review · A fundamental 6-step approach to cracking any reading passage, including an annotated model passage to demonstrate this process · Strategic guidance and effective test-taking techniques More Practice Than Ever: · 3 full-length practice tests online · End-of-chapter practice questions · MCAT-style practice passages In MCAT CRITICAL ANALYSIS AND REASONING SKILLS REVIEW, you'll gain mastery of: · MCAT 2015 Basics · Critical Reasoning Skills Development · Active Reading · Passage Annotating and Mapping · Question Types and Formats · Process of Elimination and Attractors · Ranking and Ordering Passages · Strategy and Tactics · Mental Preparation And more!

MCAT Biology and Biochemistry Review

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 9780804125048

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Everything students need to know to succeed on the Biology section of the MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test). The MCAT is changing in early 2015. All sections of the test will be getting longer and the biology section will include a new emphasis on biochemistry. Future medical students will want even more assistance preparing for the daunting new exam, and MCAT Biology Review, 2nd Edition, will help them prepare for the revised test. The book provides thorough topic reviews of ll the biology students need to know, including biochemistry and cellular respiration, molecular biology and microbiology, eukaryotic cells, genetics and evolution, and biological systems.

Blink!

Die Macht des Moments

Author: Malcolm Gladwell

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593405008

Category: Science

Page: 264

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Jeder kennt sie: Momente, in denen wir denken, ohne zu denken.Wir nennen sie Intuition oder Bauchgefühl. Aber sie sind viel mehr: Unser Gehirn arbeitet dann auf Hochtouren, um uns die richtigen Entscheidungen zu liefern. Malcolm Gladwell erklärt die Macht dieses Augenblicks und zeigt, wie wir unsere verborgene Intelligenz trainieren und besser nutzen können.

Kaplan MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review

Author: Kaplan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1506202942

Category: Study Aids

Page: 336

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More people get into medical school with a Kaplan MCAT course than all major courses combined. Now the same results are available with Kaplan’s MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review. This book features thorough subject review, more questions than any competitor, and the highest-yield questions available. The commentary and instruction come directly from Kaplan MCAT experts and include targeted focus on the most-tested concepts plus more questions than any other guide. Kaplan's MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review offers: UNPARALLELED MCAT KNOWLEDGE: The Kaplan MCAT team has spent years studying every document related to the MCAT available. In conjunction with our expert psychometricians, the Kaplan team is able to ensure the accuracy and realism of our practice materials. THOROUGH SUBJECT REVIEW: Written by top-rated, award-winning Kaplan instructors. All material has been vetted by editors with advanced English degrees and by a medical doctor. EXPANDED CONTENT THROUGHOUT: The AAMC tests not only content knowledge, critical thinking, and critical analysis and reasoning skills, but also two other important scientific skills: research design and the execution of research, and data-based and statistical analysis. This book has expanded material to master these skills for Test Day. MORE PRACTICE THAN THE COMPETITION: With questions throughout the book and access to one practice test, Kaplan's MCAT CARS Review has more practice than any other MCAT CARS book on the market. ONLINE COMPANION: Access to online resources to augment content studying, including one practice test. The MCAT is a computer-based test, so practicing in the same format as Test Day is key. KAPLAN'S MCAT REPUTATION: Kaplan gets more people into medical school than all other courses, combined. UTILITY: Can be used alone or with other companion books in Kaplan's MCAT Review series.