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MCAT2015 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Big Picture

Determining What Changes to Make

MCAT2015 Content and Format

Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior

Verbal Reasoning and the Writing Sample

Cost and Length of the MCAT2015 Exam

Diversity and the MCAT2015 Exam

Preparing to Take the MCAT2015 Exam

Undergraduate Programs

Medical School Admissions Committees

Personal Characteristics

Preview Guide for the MCAT2015 Exam (Second Edition)

Preview Guide for MCAT2015

The updated guide describes the new MCAT exam's content and format. It also lists and discusses the new exam’s conceptual framework in detail, and provides topic lists and sample test questions.

An Open Letter to Pre-Med Students from the AAMC President

AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, M.D.

Dr. Kirch explains why the coming changes to the MCAT® exam will make it an even better exam by helping medical schools identify not only the students who are the most academically prepared to become physicians, but also those who have the potential to become the best doctors in a changing health care system.

MCAT2015 Timeline

Timeline of MCAT2015 Exam

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