THE Axilogy MCAT STUDY GUIDE
The Axilogy MCAT study guide was designed to help you overcome and scale through a nerve-wrecking test, succeed and become the medical professional you always dreamt of becoming. Here is the Axilogy MCAT study guide strategy in summary.
1. Prepare for the science sections by evaluating the basics, and applying them to MCAT practice questions.
2. Prepare for CARS by accumulating knowledge on how to fit your existing reading skills to the principle/nature of the test.
This study guide will guide you through every phase of your study, to make sure you pass with flying colors.
Axilogy Study schedule
MCAT preparation may look intense, but a perfectly planned study schedule will help you to get more confidence and be in control. Our sample schedules will help you overcome the test without straining your mental well being.
To follow the right MCAT study schedule these are tips to consider
1. Be Realistic: There is the feeling you have when taking the MCAT that you need to be studying every hour of the day, but that is wrong. You have to be realistic, and realize that you have to do other things with your time too. Like eating, exercising and also resting.
2. Assess your other schedules: You may only have few hours available to you for MCAT preparations, especially if you have other busy schedules like class or work. Make sure to set your schedules right, and if you have time take a day off, it is restorative to the brain.
3. Switch to being a morning person: MCATs typically starts in the morning, so of you are not a morning person, adjust yourself weeks before the exam, get used to the timing, and adjust your sleep and study schedule to be in line with the designated time for your exam.
Sample MCAT schedule
6:30 am- 8:00 am: Get up from the bed, take your breakfast, morning exercise, and shower.
8:00am - 11:30am: MCAT preparation.
11:30am - 1:00pm: Leisure and work time.
1:00pm - 4:00 pm: MCAT preparation.
4:00pm - 5:00pm: Snacks, stretch and unwind.
5:00pm - 7:00pm: MCAT preparation.
7:00pm - 10:30pm: Dinner.
10:30pm - 11:00pm: Go to sleep
Axilogy Top MCAT study habits
1. Find your baseline score: Your baseline score is the score awarded to you if you show up to the examination hall. Before you begin serious preparation for the test, imitate the real test environment to the best of your strength. The result of this first practice will help shape your preparations for your test by focusing on areas you need to improve.
2. Do not sacrifice your practice for content review: Knowing your science content is important, but not as important as your practice.
3. Focus on accuracy: Lots of test takers are focused more on speed than accuracy. But to be able to do something fast, you should first learn to do it well.
4. Build stamina: It is important you build your concentration over a long period of time with your practices on normal condition, so on the day for the exam, you will have built your stamina and concentration to handle the high pressured environment.
5. Take lots of full-length practice: Taking lots of practices helps you gain experience on the test, so take lots of full-length practices, again and again.
6. Practice how to handle distractions: Try to do practice tests in a fairly distractive environment and see how much you score. Try it over again to master tuning out distractions.
7. Evaluate your work: Constantly evaluate yourself and your work, it is the key to self-improvement, don't just take the tests and tally your scores, take time to assess your strengths and weaknesses.