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The CARS section of the MCAT gives thousands of premeds nightmares every night. Whether you're an ESL student, lack confidence while reading, or are a slow reader like me, Jack Westin and the Medical School Headquarters are here to help you score higher in every section so that you can be confident you are ready to get the MCAT score of your dreams.

The MCAT CARS Podcast Ryan Gray, MD with Jack Westin

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The CARS section of the MCAT gives thousands of premeds nightmares every night. Whether you're an ESL student, lack confidence while reading, or are a slow reader like me, Jack Westin and the Medical School Headquarters are here to help you score higher in every section so that you can be confident you are ready to get the MCAT score of your dreams.

    Voting Prediction: Finding Trends in an MCAT CARS Passage

    Voting Prediction: Finding Trends in an MCAT CARS Passage

    Today we look at trends in the author's voice and context specifics. Join us as we dive into this passage on elections and voting outcome predictions.

    • 17 min
    Is Charity Crowdfunding Just A Game of "Would You Rather?"

    Is Charity Crowdfunding Just A Game of "Would You Rather?"

    Does charity crowdfunding create similar choices to "Would You Rather?" That's what Jack and I discuss in today's thought-provoking MCAT CARS practice passage.
    Links:https://medicalschoolhq.net/cars-110-is-charity-crowdfunding-just-a-game-of-would-you-rather/ (Full Episode Blog Post)
    https://medicalschoolhq.net/meded-media/ (Meded Media)
    http://www.medicalschoolhq.net/jackwestin (Jack Westin)
    Link to the article:
    https://reallifemag.com/mercy-markets/ (https://reallifemag.com/mercy-markets/)

    • 19 min
    Where to Find the Main Idea in an MCAT CARS Passage

    Where to Find the Main Idea in an MCAT CARS Passage

    Finding the author's main point in an MCAT CARS passage takes practice. Today, we'll give you a few tips for how to sift through the details to find it. Join us!
    Links:https://medicalschoolhq.net/cars-109-where-to-find-the-main-idea-in-an-mcat-cars-passage/ (Full Episode Blog Post)
    https://medicalschoolhq.net/meded-media/ (Meded Media)
    http://www.medicalschoolhq.net/jackwestin (Jack Westin)
    Link to the article:
    https://harpers.org/archive/2020/10/reason-not-the-need-self-storage (https://harpers.org/archive/2020/10/reason-not-the-need-self-storage)

    • 15 min
    How to Find Clues in the Details of an MCAT CARS Passage

    How to Find Clues in the Details of an MCAT CARS Passage

    Today, we examine an MCAT CARS practice passage about Google Earth and discuss the importance of reading a passage and paying attention to the details.
    Links:https://medicalschoolhq.net/cars-108-how-to-find-clues-in-the-details-of-an-mcat-cars-passage/ (Full Episode Blog Post)
    https://medicalschoolhq.net/meded-media/ (Meded Media)
    http://www.medicalschoolhq.net/jackwestin (Jack Westin)
    Link to the article:
    https://reallifemag.com/springtime-everywhere/ (https://reallifemag.com/springtime-everywhere/)

    • 24 min
    How to Approach "Easy" MCAT CARS Passages

    How to Approach "Easy" MCAT CARS Passages

    What should you pay attention to when you come across straight-forward passage on the MCAT? Jack gives us tips for how to tackle deceptively-easy passages
    Links:https://medicalschoolhq.net/cars-107-how-to-approach-easy-mcat-cars-passages/ (Full Episode Blog Post)
    https://medicalschoolhq.net/meded-media/ (Meded Media)
    http://www.medicalschoolhq.net/jackwestin (Jack Westin)
    Link to the article:
    https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2046694228515/pleasant-dreams (https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2046694228515/pleasant-dreams)

    • 16 min
    Does the AAMC Ask Polarizing Questions on the MCAT?

    Does the AAMC Ask Polarizing Questions on the MCAT?

    Our passage today is about a topic that might be considered controversial—QAnon. Will you see these types of passages on the MCAT? Listen and find out.

    • 17 min

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