Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a standardized, multiple-choice examination that is designed to assist medical school admission committees in predicting which of their applicants will perform adequately in the medical school curriculum. Now administered electronically, it assesses examinees' problem solving, critical thinking, and writing skills in addition to their knowledge of scientific concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine.
Nearly all U.S. medical schools require submission of MCAT scores upon application. Most medical schools receive applicants' MCAT scores via AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service).
The MCAT is scored in each of the following areas:
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