Applying to Professional healthcare programs can seem intimidating, many programs often require extensive entrance exams, below are resources, courses, and other preparation tools that can help you prepare.
The MCAT is required for medical school admission. If you are pursuing an MD or DO program you will be preparing for this exam.
- Highlights of the MCAT
- Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Sciences
- Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills
- Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems
- Psychological, Social and Biological Foundations of Behavior
- 90-95 minutes allotted for each section for a total of 7.5 hours of testing time
- Registration opens Mid-October
- Specific Test dates and locations
- Fee Assistance and accommodations available
- AAMC - The Association of American Medical Colleges
The AAMC is one of the best resources for preparing for the MCAT. The facilitators of the MCAT the AAMC offers up to date test preparation at varying price points
- Content Outline
Download parts or the entire content guide for the MCAT in a convenient PDF. This resource will also provide video tutorials and sample questions for each section of the test.
- Study Plan
Download the AAMC’s free guide on how to create a study plan for the MCAT here. MCAT courses can be very expensive, and a well-developed study plan can prepare you just as well.
- The MCAT Official Prep Hub
Create a free AAMC Account here to gain access to a variety of free and low cost study tools. The Hub will also give you access to interactive tools to discover: what is on the MCAT, sample question flashcards, Khan Academy videos, and subject specific content.
- MCAT Fee Assistance
The MCAT registration fee is $320, and with the addition of preparation costs it can easily grow. In addition to offering a discounted registration fee for those that qualify, the AAMC Fee Assistance Program offers discounted study materials and discounted rates on the AMCAS application.