Coursera and EdX are two of the more popular MOOC providers. The sites offer classes through a number of universities, such as the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University.
No matter what resource a student chooses for studying, Holden encourages aspiring doctors to place studying for the MCAT at the top of their priority list.
"You have to learn the language of the MCAT," she says. "You have to devote time to it."
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