Category Archives: MCAT

The MCAT is Changing – What this Means for You

The new version of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) will be administered starting on April 17, 2015. As we've covered before, there are some important changes to the MCAT that will change the way students prepare for the exam. One of the most significant changes consists of the addition of a new section called…
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New MCAT Rules Takes Effect in January

The MCAT (or Medical College Admission Test) is changing in the most meaningful way since it was first implemented. After a review period of three years, the Association of American Medical College determined that the test needed to change to help college admissions departments better select their incoming crop of potential medical students. By doing…
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Getting Ready for Grad School

Getting ready for college is a big task, and certainly important—but getting into grad school can be equally as important and much more difficult. Depending on the type of program you’re pursuing, there’s likely a test you’ll need to take as part of the admission process. Whether it’s the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT, Sandweiss…
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April 23, 2011 Panel Proposes Big Changes to the MCAT

Now no one panic; this won’t be happening for years, 2015 at the earliest. But it’s an interesting prospect. Inside Higher Ed reports that a special panel has proposed the following changes to the MCAT: Eliminating the writing section, which medical schools tend not to consider closely Adding a behavioral and social sciences section to reflect “the evolving nature…
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