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MCAT Admissions Insights and Presentations

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The resources on this page provide insights and analytics about the MCAT exam for admissions officers. If you have any questions, please email us at MCATAdmissions@aamc.org.

MCAT Admissions Insights

MCAT Admissions Insights delivers evidence-based insights, resources, and tools to help you use MCAT scores in ways that align with your school’s missions and contexts.

Admissions Officers' Survey Data Snapshot Series: October-November 2021

This series highlights key results and takeaways from the 2021 MCAT Admissions Officers Survey.

MCAT Meeting Presentations 

Learn Serve Lead 2021: MCAT Validity Committee Session

At Learn Serve Lead 2021: The Virtual Experience, members of the MCAT Validity Committee brought findings from the 2021 MCAT Admissions Officers Survey to life with promising practices at their schools. Watch a recording of the session entitled Admitting Diverse Classes: Strategies, Barriers, and Possibilities for Using MCAT Scores in Context or download the slide deck

Learn Serve Lead 2019: MCAT Validity Committee Session

Download the slide deck from the MCAT session entitled How Admissions Officers Use MCAT Predictive Validity Findings in Student Selection presented during Learn Serve Lead 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona.

2019 Group on Student Affairs (GSA) Meeting: MCAT Session

Download the slide deck from the MCAT session presented at the 2019 regional Western GSA in Reno, NV, the regional Northeast GSA in Boston, MA, and the regional joint Central/Southern GSA in Louisville, KY. In this presentation, MCAT staff presented information on how admissions officers are working with MCAT scores, how well MCAT scores and undergraduate GPA predict student performance in medical school, data on 2016-2018 test takers, and how examinees are preparing for the exam and the resources we have to help address some of the common challenges all examinees experience when preparing.

Admissions in the Time of COVID-19 Newsletter

This series provided updates and information about the admissions process during first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Access archives of the Admissions in the Time of COVID-19 Newsletter (log-in required). 

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