Guide to Courses You Need for the MCAT

Master the essentials needed for course planning and MCAT preparation.
Guide to Courses You Need for the MCAT

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What's In the Guidebook?

According to the AAMC, several courses are considered prerequisites for the MCAT. But which ones do you absolutely need to take, and which ones can you skip? How important is biochemistry? Do I need to take the laboratory components of the prerequisites before the MCAT? Are upper-level biology courses helpful?

Find out, as this guide takes you through the essentials for your course planning and MCAT preparation.

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About the Author

Ken Tao

Ken Tao
Director of MCAT, MedSchoolCoach

Ken is nationally recognized as a premier MCAT mind. He has worked with thousands of undergraduate students as a graduate teaching assistant and MCAT instructor/tutor for the Princeton Review. At Princeton Review, Ken was the only tutor certified in all subjects, was one of the highest rated MCAT tutors ever and was a teacher trainer for Princeton Review’s MCAT division. Additionally, Ken worked to found Magoosh’s MCAT division. He has written content for dozen’s of MCAT books and guides.