MCAT Question of the Day: What are some proven biohacks or neurophysiological exercises that increase speed and comprehension in CARS Passages?

MCAT Question of the Day: What are some proven biohacks or neurophysiological exercises that increase speed and comprehension in CARS Passages?

Besides learning the basic elements of verbal reasoning like Grammar, Rhetoric, and Logic, there are a number of neurophysiological exercises or biohacks that you can use to increase your speed and comprehension.

It seems counterintuitive. The grades and success that you’ve enjoyed so far have all been the product of hard mental work, studying really hard and grinding it out. But the science is very clear, and the research is very deep on how engaging in certain practices that are totally physiological can significantly improve speed and comprehension. And when I say the research is very deep, we’re talking about over 10,000 peer reviewed studies from places like Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley, and other first rate research centers.

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MCAT Question of the day: How do I increase my speed on MCAT Practice Tests and CARS so I can increase my MCAT Score Range?

MCAT Question of the day: How do I increase my speed on MCAT Practice Tests and CARS so I can increase my MCAT Score Range?

One of the biggest questions that we get from students is “How do I increase my speed on MCAT Practice Tests and in the Exam, especially in CARS.

Since most students have the greatest problems with speed in the CARS section, let’s address that first.

To increase your speed in CARS you have to do two things: the first is to increase your Verbal Reasoning Skills, your knowledge of how to analyze passages and questions.

The second is to increase your overall brain functionality, so you can you can go through the CARS section and the other sections faster and with greater accuracy.

So how do you first increase your Verbal Reasoning Skills?

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MCAT Question of the Day: How do I answer Detail Questions?--Part I

MCAT Question of the Day: How do I answer Detail Questions?--Part I

One of the biggest challenges that students have in the MCAT CARS Exam is answering questions. Getting a high MCAT Score in CARS, and getting high MCAT Scores in general are among the biggest challenges in medical school admissions.

In our last blog post we talked about how to approach questions in general and how to analyze Challenge Questions.  Let’s now take a look at “Detail” Questions and Support Detail Questions in particular.

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