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The MCAT Test: Fast Facts
  • The Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®), developed and administered by the AAMC, is a standardized, multiple-choice exam created to help medical school admissions officers assess your knowledge as a prerequisite to the study of medicine. Basically, it's the standardized test most medical schools require as part of their admissions process.
  • The MCAT exam requires substantial stamina and focus. It has 230 questions and is over 6 hours, 15 minutes long, excluding breaks. Kaplan’s MCAT practice tests, available in every MCAT prep course we offer, help keep you on the ball in terms of timing.
  • The MCAT exam is comprised of 4 sections: Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems; Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills (CARS); Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems; and Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior. Based on your strengths and weaknesses, Kaplan’s MCAT prep courses offer ways to customize your MCAT prep around your greatest areas of opportunity.
  • In each of the science sections, you’ll face 10 passages with 4 to 7 questions each and 15 standalone questions.

    In the CARS section, you’ll face 9 passages. Kaplan lets you adjust your section time limits on the MCAT practice test so you can work your way up from your starting pace to the standard time on the real MCAT exam.

  • Each of the 4 sections on the MCAT test are scored between 118 and 132, for a total possible score of 528. The median score is expected to be 125 per section for a total median score of 500.
  • Your MCAT test score remains valid for three years. Some schools even limit it to within two years of the application deadline.
  • Kaplan recommends between 300 and 350 hours of total MCAT test prep. For example, you could break your MCAT review into 10 weeks—or approximately 2 ½ months—of 30 hours of studying per week. The time you devote to your MCAT prep will also depend on individual factors, like how many prerequisite courses you’ve already taken and your familiarity with the exam material..
  • The cost of the MCAT exam is $310. Make sure you choose the right MCAT test prep for you, so you don’t have to pay the fee a second time.

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The Pulse

1 hr

MCAT The Pulse

An excellent way to learn more about the MCAT is by tuning into our monthly series. The Pulse is live, online, interactive, and covers a range of MCAT topics. Ask questions and get expert answers.

Free Preview Class

1.5 hrs

Free Preview Class

Familiar with the exam and ready to dive deeper into MCAT prep? It’s time to sign up for a Free Preview Class. You’ll learn from a master MCAT instructor in our state-of-the-art virtual classroom.

Inside the Classroom

1 hr

Inside the Classroom

Want to know what happens inside a Kaplan prep class for the MCAT®? Find out for free. Our Inside the Classroom series gives you a taste of what it’s like to attend a Live Online class.

Free Practice Test

3.5 hrs

Free Practice Test

This is the best place to start. Learn what to expect and how you’d score on the exam with our Free Practice Test. Plus, get a breakdown of which areas need improvement and how to score higher next time.

Pop Quiz

5 MIN

Pop Quiz

Our pop quiz is the quickest way to see if you’re ready for the kinds of questions you’ll find on the MCAT. Solve the four problems and get detailed explanations for each. That way, you’ll know how to handle similar ones when they appear on Test Day.

MCAT Bootcamp

90 min

Bootcamp MCAT 2015

Perfect for those looking for an extreme approach MCAT prep. Our 90min MCAT Bootcamp sessions are notoriously intense. Sign up to tackle the toughest problems and learn essential strategies that’ll allow you to ace the test like a pro.

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*Offer: $225 off applies to MCAT® In Person, Live Online, and Self-Paced new enrollments from February 23, 2017 through February 28, 2017 midnight PT only. Private Tutoring and Spring/Summer Intensive Programs are excluded. Discount may not be combined with any other promotion or offer.
*Offer: $500 off applies to Live Online Tutoring packages ONLY. $500 off applies to Live Online tutoring packages of 35 hours, $400 applies to Live Online tutoring packages of 25 hours and $300 applies to Live Online tutoring packages of 15 hours. New enrollments from February 17, 2017 through February 28, 2017 midnight PT only. In Person Tutoring, In Person Classes, Live Online Classes, Self-Paced courses, and Spring/Summer Intensive courses are excluded. Discount may not be combined with any other promotion or offer.

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