The MCAT CARS Podcast show

The MCAT CARS Podcast

Summary: The CARS section of the MCAT gives thousands of premeds nightmares every night. Whether you're an ESL student, lack confidence while reading, or are a slow reader like me, Jack Westin and the Medical School Headquarters are here to help you score higher in every section so that you can be confident you are ready to get the MCAT score of your dreams.

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  • Artist: Ryan Gray, MD of Meded Media and Jack Westin
  • Copyright: ©2019 Meded Media & Jack Westin


 83: MCAT CARS: Pentrating Radios and Podcast Passivity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:30

The advent of podcasts offered listeners the opportunity to have thoughts without having to think. But is that a good thing? Let's discuss!

 82: MCAT CARS: Celestial Bodies and Mundane Afflictions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:27

In this MCAT CARS passage about planets, pandemics, and unpredictability, we investigate the subtle nuances that bring long, mundane passages to life.

 81: MCAT CARS Asks: Can Computers Learn Common Sense? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:20

Some of the smartest machines on earth can't tell you what would happen if you dropped a match on a stack of logs—so, are they really that smart? Let's discuss!

 80: MCAT CARS: An Affectionate Nostalgia for Vines of Old | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:33

In this MCAT CARS passage, we investigate what it is about our nostalgia for Vines from the past that endures in a world driven by novelty and innovation.

 79: MCAT CARS: Chalking to Raise Awareness of Urban Flora | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:09

How should you approach MCAT CARS passages about random topics? We analyze a passage about rebel botanists to show you how to uncover the point of the passage.

 78: The New MCAT Format: What Does It Mean for Premeds Now? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:38

The AAMC just dropped a BOMB on the premed world — a shorter MCAT. What does this mean for you? How should you go about studying? And more! Don't miss it!

 77: MCAT CARS Asks: Does Power Illuminate Your Character? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:28

Easy CARS passages are often accompanied by tough questions. We'll show you how to interpret the author's message and what types of questions you might expect.

 76: MCAT CARS: Finding Folklore In Scary Stories | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:58

Are scary stories little more than folktales and urban legends told in the dark? How has folklore contributed to the rise in their popularity? Let's dive in!

 75: MCAT CARS Asks: Can Statistics Be Used to Predict Behavior? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:51

Using our CARS skills, Jack Westin and I tackle this TOUGH practice passage and learn about how social physics can be used to predict human behavior. Join us!

 74: MCAT CARS Asks: Are Human and Animal Emotions Similar? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:00

What kinds of emotions do animals feel? Are they similar to human emotions? How should we address personal biases when answering CARS questions? Let's discuss!

 73: MCAT CARS Investigates the Cultural History of First Words | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:58

Using our CARS skills, we'll look at the cultural significance and history of first words. What types of questions might students see from this passage?

 72: MCAT CARS Asks: Is Nutrition Science Broken? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:59

When so much of what we are told about diet, health, and weight loss is inconsistent and contradictory, can we believe any of it? Follow along and find out.

 71: MCAT CARS: Power, Suspicion and Mystery in Mirrors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:57

This MCAT CARS passage looks at the history of mirrors and the intangible power they hold over us. Follow along in the show notes!

 70: MCAT CARS: Would Working Less Reduce our Carbon Footprint? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:14

Can we save the planet by switching to a four-day workweek? The author of today's MCAT CARS practice passage thinks so! Follow along and decide for yourself.

 69: MCAT CARS: Confronting an Infection of Desires | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:26

How much control do we really have over what new desires we acquire? Follow with this great MCAT CARS practice passage as we investigate.


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