About the MCAT

The Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess the examinee's problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine. Scores are reported in Physical Sciences, Verbal Reasoning, and Biological Sciences.

Almost all U.S. medical schools and many Canadian schools require applicants to submit MCAT exam scores. Many schools do not accept MCAT exam scores that are more than three years old. About MCAT


The MCAT Exam (2014-January 2015 Testing Year)

Below is a list of resources and tools to get you started thinking about the MCAT Exam.

2014-January 2015 Registration Dates

MCAT Essentials for 2014 and January 2015

Test Day Tips


The MCAT Exam in 2015

The MCAT exam is changing in the spring of 2015 to keep pace with the changes in medicine. Below you will find links to information and resources to learn more about the changes to the exam. About MCAT 2015

Comparing the New to the Old

Preview Guide for the MCAT2015 Exam

Medical School Policies for Accepting Scores from the Current and the New MCAT Exams


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