Michael Foster

Michael Foster

Michael graduated from Rice University in May 2018 with three majors: Economics, Managerial Studies, and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Originally scoring a 509 (79th percentile) on the MCAT, Michael Foster studied effectively to raise his score to a 519 (97th percentile). His articles about the MCAT reference the mistakes he made the first time around and what he learned for his retake. Eager to help other students reach similar success, Michael has been working as an MCAT tutor and course instructor.


Princeton Review MCAT Prep Review: An Honest Overview

The Princeton Review is one of the most recognizable test prep companies out there. However, like all test prep companies,

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  • December 20, 2019
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Kaplan MCAT Prep Review: An Honest Overview

As one of the “big boys” of test prep, Kaplan has a reputation for providing reliable results. When talking to

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  • October 17, 2019
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Magoosh MCAT Course Review

Magoosh is one of the newer test prep companies, but it brings innovative preparation methods at a lower price. Intro

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  • September 26, 2019
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How Is the MCAT Scored?

Acing the MCAT can be easier if you understand how the MCAT is scored. This article will break down the


How Hard Is the MCAT?

Understandably, the MCAT has a reputation for being “hard.” Because difficulty is relative, this article compares the MCAT to other


What Does MCAT Stand For?

There are many hoops to jump through to be a competitive medical school applicant. Many people consider the most challenging


What to Bring to the MCAT

At times, the stress of a looming MCAT test day can feel overwhelming, even after working with prep courses (like


When to Take the MCAT

Timing is a crucial element when deciding how to prepare for and when to take the MCAT. Taking the MCAT


What Percent of the Application Does the MCAT Account For?

Many medical schools are theatrical stating that they view applications holistically. The truth is, however, that GPA and MCAT are

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  • June 18, 2019
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What Is on the MCAT?

Scoring well on the MCAT is a major key for med school acceptance. However, earning a high score is a

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  • June 13, 2019
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