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MCAT CARS Strategy Training

Master the Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills you need to excel on the MCAT exam

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Train your critical analysis and reasoning skills

with the tailored CARS MCAT section course

The CARS section on the MCAT can be tricky to study for. Instead of recalling memorized content, you’re faced with new texts and need to understand and interpret them.

This course will teach you effective strategies to approach and correctly answer CARS questions:

  • You will master systematic diagramming tools to map out a CARS passage into its parts.
  • You will learn how passage-and-question sets work and how to identify the point the authors are trying to make.
  • Step-by-step question walkthroughs will give you plenty of practice examples to make tackling CARS questions a routine.

First, a series of Video Lessons paired with Recall Quizzes will guide you through the theoretical foundations of critical analysis and reasoning. Then, the CARS passage walkthroughs will show you exactly how to apply these strategies in practice.

Finally, you can apply what you’ve learned in the included realistic MCAT Qbank with over 1150 CARS practice questions and get ready for test day!

“Hello, I scored in the 99th percentile on the MCAT CARS section and I design MCAT courses for a living. Let’s discuss what makes this section unique and what you can expect!”

– Lincoln Smith

36 Video Lessons

high-yield and engaging

1158 Qbank questions

with supporting AI-tutor

Spaced-Repetition quizzes

with 37+ questions

High-yield study pages

breaking down complex CARS Training topics:

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Close your knowledge gaps and solidify your understanding of the topic with a wide array of learning tools

Comprehensive Video Library
Master core concepts with concise, easy-to-follow Video Lessons and a smart spaced review algorithm.
High-yield study pages
Strengthen your understanding of challenging topics with clearly structured, up-to-date Concept Pages.
Powerful MCAT-style Qbank
Optimize your exam preparation with AI-supported, question-based learning.
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FAQs

What is CARS (MCAT)?

CARS stands for Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills and is a section on the MCAT exam testing your ability to comprehend social science and humanities journal article excerpts. CARS does not require any outside knowledge to complete and can therefore be challenging to students who are used to memorizing large volumes of content in preparation for an exam.

How many CARS questions are on the MCAT?

The CARS section on the MCAT consists of 53 questions overall, split into 9 passages.

What's a safe MCAT CARS strategy?

While, the CARS section requires no outside knowledge, reading social science and humanities texts is a good way to accustom yourself with the style and processing information in this way. Read texts actively – this is not the time for speed-reading. Creating a routine in understanding what point an author is trying to convey will prime you for getting through the CARS question sets more smoothly. Additionally, diagramming tools as mapped out in this course can give you a solid, systematic strategy how to approach each question and give you security on exam day.

Does this course contain MCAT CARS practice questions?

Yes! Each Video Lesson comes with quiz questions making sure you have retained the must-know points. Additionally, you can prepare with the tailored MCAT Qbank containing over 1100 CARS practice questions, specifically made to help you ace that MCAT section.

How to use this course

Lecturio online courses efficiently prepare you for medical school and passing the MCAT. First, you deep-dive into your chosen topic with a Video Lesson and downloadable slides. Next, you apply what you’ve learned to realistic MCAT practice questions in the AI-assisted Qbank. Lastly, the smart spaced-repetition algorithm makes you repeat content in regular intervals to make sure you retain information over the long term.

Can I try content for free?

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Can I download videos and materials?

Yes, you can! All Video Lessons come with downloadable study materials. Get our free iOS or Android app to download videos for offline viewing.

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