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MCAT by Sprockit Apps is a simple flashcard-based study app for the Medical College Admission Test. Complete with over 2000 existing flashcards and the ability to create new ones; this app is full of quality content and is incredibly easy to use. Further features are available but are locked behind in-app purchases, limiting the usefulness of the app. This app has received an EAS Certification of 4 Stars.

Teacher Review

MCAT by Sprockit Apps is a flashcard-based app for the Medical College Admission Test. The app comes with a full list of 2028 built-in flash cards with a question on one side and an answer on the other. Users can swipe through these cards and test their memory with the question or the answer, as well as editing the existing cards and creating their own ones. Users can choose to filter their flashcards by certain categories and can flag cards to revisit later.
 
The app suffices as a simple, lightweight tool for revision, and can be extended through in-app purchases which grant the user the ability to shuffle the flashcards, create new categories for their flashcards and test their knowledge of the content of the flashcards through a multiple choice quiz. These features would add a lot of extra value to the app, as users may get too familiar with the order of the cards as they are, and the linearity can lead to the same question being asked multiple times but in slightly different ways. Alongside this, the multiple choice quiz would be a great way of measuring the user’s success with the app and prove that it is truly working.
 
The app makes good use of space, keeping the main controls tucked in the corners of the screen, with a sliding panel for choosing which flags and categories to display. There is also an options section where users can choose to delete or edit a card or add a new one. Adding a new card is nice and easy, simply giving the user a template for a two-sided flashcard which they can fill out and allowing them to file it under a category.
 
MCAT is a great reference and revision app, and will be useful for anyone in the lead up to their exams. Studies have shown that flashcards, when used properly, can engage a student’s active recall and can be a very effective method of study. However, one of the factors behind this is that the content can be moved about and organised, and it’s a little bit of a shame that the most useful functions that this app could offer are locked behind a pay-wall, especially for a paid app. That being said, this app is very simple, very quick, and is likely to fit your needs out of the box.

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From the Developer

Flashcards are a great study tool to prep for the MCAT, but it takes hours to create them by hand, time that could be spent studying - until now. With MCAT for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch you’ll have over 2,000 detailed, digital flashcards at your fingertips and ready to help you ace your MCAT exam.
 
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MCAT is a mobile study guide with the power to help you get prepared for the Medical College Admission Test - commonly known as the MCAT - from anywhere. 
 
Get the MCAT app and say goodbye to countless hours wasted filling in paper flashcards, or flipping through thousands of pages of medical books without an effective way to practice recalling the information you take in. 
 
Your loyal digital study buddy, MCAT features over 2,000 unique flashcards, covering all 7 study sections which are included in the formal MCAT test. Simply select the subject or area concentration you want to focus on, and begin moving through the wealth of subject-specific digital cards within the app. Master all the relevant information, terms, and definitions you’ll need to know come test day, and do it without any undue hassle. With the MCAT, it’s easy to do.
 
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MCAT - Studying Made Simple at a Glance: 
 
* Perfect for busy students constantly on the move: Studying for the MCAT takes a lot of time - the convenience of studying from anywhere right on your iOS device makes brushing up on important concepts everywhere from work/ school commutes to downtime while out of the house a reality. 
 
* Simply swipe through flashcards, tapping on each one to flip it over and view answers to questions, formulas, and more. 
 
* Don’t see a term in our flashcard bank? No problem. Create and store your own definitions and flashcards in seconds as well. 
 
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MCAT Categories Covered Include:
 
* Organic Chemistry
* General Chemistry
* Polyatomic Ions
* Biology
* Physics
* Root Words
* Skeletal System
 
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Features:
 
* Developed by medical professionals.
* Elegantly intuitive interface.
* Comprehensive review options covering every subject you need to know in order to pass the MCAT.
* Intuitive flashcards & accessible information flow. 
* Tools to create and store personal flashcards.
* Support for portrait and landscape modes.
* Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

 

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Key Features

In-App Purchases - Yes

In-App Advertising - No