MCAT (Medical Admissions Test)


The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is the required test for entering Medical School.  It is comprised of four sections: 

Physical Sciences:  General Chemistry and Physics
+  Time -  70 minutes
+  Format -  52 questions

Verbal Reasoning 
+  Time -  60 minutes
+  Format -  40 questions

Writing Sample
+  Time -  30 minutes each/ 60 minutes total
+  Format -  2 writing prompts

Biological Sciences: Biology and Organic Chemistry
+  Time -  70 minutes
+  Format -  52 questions

The MCAT is out of 45 with the Physical Sciences, Verbal Reasoning, and Biological Sciences scored on a scale from 1 - 15.  The Writing Sample is scored on a scale from J (lowest) to T (highest).  Therefore, a perfect score on the MCAT is a 45T.

NOTE:  To register for the MCAT or receive more information, go to the MCAT testing program which is offered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).  (Review the MCAT Essentials PDF available on the provided website.)  The MCAT information was gathered from the MCAT Premier Program .




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