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Association of American Medical Colleges

MCAT Exam Policies for U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools

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.


Medical School Policies on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Medical School Policies on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

This table shows the partial list of medical schools that have reported willingness to consider Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applicants.

Inside the Medical School Admission Requirements

Look inside the Medical School Admission Requirements website, The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions, and The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions ebook

See inside before buying:

  • Online site—view general content while online access areas are grey
  • Official Guide —sample chapter, charts, data, and table of contents (available in print on as an E-book)

What else is inside?


From the Chair, AAMC Organization of Student Representatives

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"The AAMC created the MSAR to help demystify—and guide you through—the steps necessary to successfully complete the medical school application process."




Letter to Medical School Applicants from the President of the AAMC

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

"Maybe it was the great feeling you had from volunteering, or the profound concern stirred by a family member’s illness that made you first think seriously about becoming a doctor."

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The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions

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How to prepare for and apply to medical school.

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