The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT, is a standardized, multiple-choice examination created to help medical school admissions offices assess your problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of natural, behavioral, and social science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine. Scores are reported in Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems, Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems, Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior, and Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills.
The MCAT exam is administered multiple times from late January through early September. For More Information on registration visit AAMC.org.
The MCAT score report presents an independent score for Physical Sciences, Verbal Reasoning, and Biological Sciences. Each section is scored from a low of 118 to a high of 132. There is no penalty for guessing on the MCAT exam. Your total score is the sum of the four individual section scores and will range from 472 to 528.
What is the Test Content?
|Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems Physical Science||95 minutes||General Chemistry, Basic Physics, Analytical Reasoning, Data Interpretation|
|Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills||90 minutes||The Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills section asks you to read and think about passages from a wide range of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities, followed by a series of questions that lead you through the process of comprehending, analyzing, and reasoning about the material you have read.|
|Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems||95 minutes||Organic Chemistry, Data Interpretation, Analytical Reasoning|
|Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior||95 minutes||Solve problems by combining your knowledge of psychological, social, and biological foundational concepts with your scientific inquiry and reasoning skills.|
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