The Medical College Admission Test
We have selected what we believe to be some of the best MCAT study guides on the market
from all of the hundreds of MCAT prep tools available.
Barron's How to
Prepare for the Medical College Admission Test ~ By : Hugo R. Seibel (Editor) et al.
Ships in 2-3 days. This guide is filled with useful reviews of science and math. There is
also material on how to improve your reading skills and how to write a winning MCAT essay.
Four sample tests with answers and the ever important explanations are included in this
512 page guide.
Intensive Preparation for the MCAT (1996) ~ By : Stephen D. Bresnick. Usually ships in
24 hours. Great MCAT study guide which puts the test taking strategies of the Columbia
Review classroom into a self-study program. In the 825 pages, you get intensive reviews of
the material on the MCAT, test taking strategies to improve your scores, and practice
Practice Tests (1997) ~ By : Stephen D. Bresnick. Usually ships in 24 hours. Take more
practice tests! The more you take, the odds are the better your MCAT scores.
Silver Annotated Practice MCAT 1998-99 : With Sample Tests on CD-Rom (Princeton Review)
~By: Theodore Silver & James L. Flower. Usually ships in 24 hours. This study guide
provides you with the tips taught in the classroom by the Princeton Review. Get test
taking strategies, lots of review materials, and sample MCATS on a CD-Rom that is both
Windows and Mac compatible. Some people have taken issue with errors in this book
(probably due to sloppy editing), but our overall response to this study guide has been
Comprehensive Review 1999 (Book & CD-Rom) ~By: Rochelle Rothstein (Editor), Adele
Scheele. Usually ships in 2-3 days. At a hefty 1,088 pages, this MCAT study guide weighs
in as one of the best of the best. This guide provides Kaplan's proven test taking
strategies to improve your score, review material galore, and lots of sample questions,
answers, and explanations.
Book ~ By : Gary Biehle and Garrett Biehle. Usually ships in 24 hours. Get the help
you need to ace the dreaded physics section of the MCAT. This book helps physics become
more manageable through its comprehensive analysis of the type of physics questions found
on the MCAT. It includes 500 MCAT style practice problems to help you blow the roof off
the physics portion of your MCAT.
Supercourse (4th ed) ~ By: Stephan Bosworth (Editor). Usually ships in 24 hours.
Brought to you by ARCO, this 720 page study guide gives you good test tips, review
materials, and the ever important practice exams.
1998 ~ By: Kaplan, Adele Scheele. Usually ships in 24 hours. An excellent supplement
to other study guides. Includes lots of practice questions and test strategies.
Peterson's MCAT Success 1999 ~By: Peterson's. Ships in 2-3 days. This book is part of
Peterson's popular test success series, proven to help thousands of test takers in the
past. A wonderful tool to MCAT success.
1998 MCAT : The Betz Guide : The Complete Preparation for the Medical College Admission
Test ~By: Aftab S. Hassan (Editor). Currently on Back Order. This popular test prep
guide gives you a comprehensive review of what you will need to know for the MCAT.
Excellent review of all topics covered on the MCAT plus great practice questions.
Sample Exams, 3rd ed. ~ By: Stefan Bosworth. Usually ships in 2-3 days. 240 pages of
updated materials and the most up-to-date sample exams. Remember, you can never take
enough practice exams. The more you take, the better prepared you will be.
The following study guide looks to be a very good buy.
Preparation for the MCAT 1999 ~ By: Williams, Wilkins Review. 800 pages of intensive
While the following books are not study guides, we thought you would find them
interesting and helpful reads. Enjoy!
Doctor: A Journey of Initiation in Medical School ~By: Melvin
Konner, M.D. Usually
ships in 24 hours. Find out what the third year of medical school is really like. After
all those years hitting the books, follow Dr. Konner through his third year of medical
school. An excellent read that shows there is much more to medicine than what you would
Guide to Medical School Admission ~By: Mark Allan
Goldstein,M.D. and Myrna Chandler
Goldstein. Usually ships in 2-3 days. Written by a premedical advisor at M.I.T., this book
provides excellent insight on how to get into medical school. You know the competition is
tough. So get advice from an expert on how to do it right.
Harvard Med :
The Story Behind America's Premier Medical School and the Making of America's Doctors
~By: John Langone. Usually ships in 2-3 days. Follow a group of students through their
Harvard Medical School education and learn interesting facts about the inner workings of
this esteemed institution. A great "behind-the scenes" look.
Personal Statements ~By: Mark Alan Stewart. Usually ships in 2-3 days. Can't decide
how to write your personal statement? Not happy with what you've come up with so far? Then
let this book help guide you through the tricky process of writing the personal statement
that will help you get into med school. Also contains 50 actual essays with comments from
the admissions officers to tell you what they did right.
Admissions : The Insider's Guide ~By: John A.
Zebala, Daniel B. Jones, Stephanie B.
Jones. Usually ships within 24 hours. This book has been called "the most helpful and
bestselling guide for would-be doctors." Written by medical students for medical
students, this book guides you through the med school admissions processes in a very
practical and honest style. Get solid advice on the MCAT, interview techniques and lots
Study Skills and
Test-Taking Strategies for Medical Students : Find and Use Your Personal Learning Style
(Oklahoma Notes) ~by Deborah D. Shain. Geared towards med students but helpful for
How to Study
~ By Ronald W. Fry. A good basic guide for tips on how to study. This is not study tips
just for a specific test, but excellent tips on how to improve your study skills in every
class and subject.
Memory (Ron Fry's How to Study Program) ~ By Ronald W. Fry. Have a hard
time remembering the facts and formulas you need to ace a test? Want to improve your
memory? This book is for you. Get great tips on how to improve your memory...a trait that
will help you throughout your life! Also available on
audio cassette...perfect for listening in the car.
Reading (Ron Fry's How to Study Program) ~ By Ronald W. Fry. Can you tell we
really like this series? A five star Amazon.com reader's choice to help any student
improve their reading skills.