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The AAMC is here to help you navigate the journey from pre-med through residency and beyond—with reliable, trusted resources and services.
MCAT Exam Policies for U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools
View MCAT® Exam policies to see which exam(s) medical schools will accept for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 application cycles.
Do I need to update my AMCAS application if I change my mind about taking the MCAT exam?
Yes, you need to notify AMCAS immediately if you decide not to take the MCAT exam or decide on a different date. You may make this change at any time during the application cycle by signing into your AMCAS application, making the change, and officially updating your application by clicking on the Update Application button on the Main Menu to save your changes.
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