New Study Materials Complete the Khan Academy MCAT Collection
As you know, the MCAT exam consists of four multiple-choice sections. Three of the sections cover concepts in introductory-level biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, and first-semester biochemistry, psychology, and sociology. The fourth, the, tests your ability to comprehend, analyze, and reason about the material you have read.
You’ll recognize that the Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills section is very similar to other verbal reasoning tests you have taken in the past. No prior content knowledge is required for you to be successful on this section of the exam. Everything that you need to answer the questions is found in the passages or questions themselves.
Like others who are preparing for the MCAT exam, you probably wonder how you will prepare for a section that doesn’t require you to study specific content.
Thecan help get you started. The new Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills section includes:
- Four overview videos that provide an explanation of what the section is and what it tests, as well as deep dives into the skills you’ll demonstrate and how they present themselves in the questions.
- Five “worked example” videos that walk through example passages and questions to put all of the concepts learned in the overview videos together.
- Thirty passages and associated questions for you to practice with on your own.
As you prepare for the exam, remember that there isn’t a right or wrong way to do it. Whether you study best on your own, in a group, or with a tutor, it is important to do what works best for you. If you are unsure where to start, we’ve developed aon how to create a study plan to fit your own learning style and schedule. Putting together a plan will help keep you organized and on track for test day.
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