MCAT For Beginners

Lost touch with your Sciences? Start from the basics with our Beginners Course

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Having worked with hundreds of MCAT candidates every year, there’s simply no ‘one size fits all’ approach to prep for the MCAT. Prep Zone Academy’s MCAT Beginners Course aims to get you up to speed on your pre-requisite sciences based on your current performance level.

  • We will help determine your starting point & create a personalised study plan equipped with actionable steps for you throughout your preparation journey
  • Ideal for candidates who did not take the pre-requisite science courses in undergrad or need a refresher
  • You can expect a 6-month to 1-year customised plan with dedicated hours for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
  • 3 assessments will be given at the end of your 6-month to 1-year Beginners Course to gauge your readiness to proceed with advanced MCAT preparation

Beginners Course Registration

To register your interest for the MCAT Beginners Course or a free trial class, fill in the following form and our consultants will get in touch with more details.

For any urgent inquiries, call us at +65 6812 9999 or email us at [email protected].

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MCAT Beginners Course

The MCAT Beginners Course can be conducted both online and in-person, the course consists of the following programs. The total hours recommended to complete the full pre-prep would be 64 hours. Students can choose to enrol in a combination of 2 programs or all 3 – the beginners course is flexible and can be amended according to the student’s performance level.

Chemistry Program (24 hours) – 12 Sessions (2 to 4 hours per week)
Physics Program (20 hours) – 10 Sessions (2 to 4  hours per week)
Biology Program (20 hours) – 10 Sessions (2 to 4 hours per week)

Topics Covered

Chemistry

  • Atoms and IUPAC
  • Arithmetic and Stoichiometry
  • Electronegativity and Bond Polarity
  • Electrons and Chemical Bonds
  • Gases
  • Thermodynamics and Kinetics
  • Acid and Bases
  • Electrochemistry
  • Common Classes of Chemical Reactions
  • Stereochemistry and Projections
  • Biochemistry
  • Spectroscopies, Spectrometry and Laboratory Techniques

Physics

  • Mathematical Operations, Fractions and Scientific Notation
  • Motion (1D and 2D Motion, Acceleration and Graphs)
  • Newton’s Laws (in particular Equilibrium) and Torque
  • Mathematical Functions (especially logarithmic and trigonometric functions)
  • Energy, Work and Conservation of moment
  • Physics of Liquids (especially Pressure, Archimedes’ Principle, Buoyant Force)
  • Electricity and Magnetism (electrostatic and magnetic forces)
  • Electrostatics and Electrical Circuits
  • Light and Optics
  • Radioactive Decay and other exponential-type mathematical laws

Biology

  • Biomolecules & the Cell
  • Enzymes, Cellular Metabolism & Cell Division
  • Nervous System
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory System
  • Gastrointestinal and Renal System
  • Endocrine and Immune System
  • Genetics & Evolution
  • Reproductive System
  • Experimental Design and Data Analysis