The graduate school exam you’ll face if you’re interested in medical school is the MCAT. The MCAT test is offered on paper and pencil only. You can take it during the months of April and August. The biological sciences section covers organic chemistry and biology. The physical sciences section covers physics and inorganic chemistry.
Here are the sections on the MCAT:
|Section||Total Amount Of Time Allotted||Number Of Questions||Time To Answer Each Question|
|Physical Sciences||45 Min.||1 Topic||45 Min.|
|Verbal Reasoning||85 Min.||60||1.4 Min.|
|Writing Sample I||30 Min.||1||30 Min.|
|Writing Sample II||30 Min.||1||30 Min.|
|Biological Sciences||100 Min.||77||1.3 Min.|
MCAT Program Office
P.O. Box 4056
Iowa City, IA 52243
There are two key elements when preparing for the MCAT test:
Second, you should test yourself on MCAT practice tests so that you are familiar with the test process. Many students that know the material will struggle when taking the test, simply because they aren’t good test takers and do not have much experience with taking important standardized tests.