The MCAT is the: Medical College Admission Test.  A completive score is important to gain entry into a medical school.

Do’s and Don’ts for the MCAT

  • Do study for the MCAT.
  • Don’t take the test as a practice run.
  • Do utilize resources, free and paid for the test.
  • Don’t freak out about the material and the length of the exam.
  • Do remember your test date and time.
  • Don’t rely on score alone to gain acceptance to medical school.
  • Do take it when you’re ready.
  • Don’t take it if you’re not ready
  • Do start around 3-6 months before.
  • Don’t start too early. ( Ex. Sophomore) 

The makeup of the MCAT

The MCAT consist of 4 sections

1st Section: Chemical and physical Foundation of Biological system

  • Classes that will help: Biochemistry , Organic, General chemistry, Physics, Biology

2nd Section: Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills (CARS)

  • Classes that will help: Speed reading, English.

3rd Section: Biological and Biochemical Foundation of Living System

  • Class that will help: Biochemistry, Biology, Organic, General Chemistry.

4th Section: Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundation of Behavior

  • Class that will help: General Psychology, Sociology, Psychology of Abnormal Behavior, Biology.

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