Lessons

CARS Problem Category #1

“What is the main idea?” The answer to this question is found in the combination of the claims made in the concluding paragraph, sentence and near the first major shift in tone.

CARS Passage Category #2

These tend to be written in more conversational or opinionated style. These tend to have obvious shifts in tone and word choice that clearly demonstrates the author’s voice and assertions. They tend to have a hierarchy, where one thing is MORE important than something else. They tend to describe the opinions of others first, and then contradict those opinions by stating their own main conclusion. Think of these passages in… Read More »CARS Passage Category #2

CARS Passage Category #1

Much like hard sciences, these tend to describe causal or correlative X to Y relationships. Unlike Humanities passages, these tend to be more descriptive. These tend NOT to state how other opinions are wrong. They are more neutral in tone. They tend to state that other opinions are simply missing some components. Think of these passages in terms of “yes, A is important, but don’t forget about B!” In which… Read More »CARS Passage Category #1

MCAT Overview

Welcome to your MCAT journey. Allow us to be your guide. 🙂 Learning the fundamentals of studying for the MCAT is the first step in your journey to improve your scores. MCAT Overview The MCAT has four sections: Physical Sciences Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Biological Sciences Behavioral Sciences It is made up of: 230 problems 185 passage-based problems 45 discrete (non passage-based) problems 39 passages 9 in CARS 10… Read More »MCAT Overview

Passage 10

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Passage 9

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Passage 8

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Passage 7

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Passage 6

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Passage 5

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Passage 4

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Passage 3

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Passage 2

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Passage 1

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Passage 10 Breakdown

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Passage 9 Breakdown

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Passage 8 Breakdown

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Passage 7 Breakdown

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Passage 6 Breakdown

Here’s what you need to do to ensure you learn from the next video: Copy this document (if you haven’t already). Fill out the corresponding questions for the passage breakdown. Use your spreadsheet that you filled out after the quiz to help. It’s very simple: the best students learn from their mistakes. Now’s your chance. You purchased this course to see my approach to CARS passages. The video above shows… Read More »Passage 6 Breakdown