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Learn About the MCAT

The Medical College Admission Test, or MCAT, is more than just a formality for medical school admissions. It is a multiple-choice, computer-based, standardized exam that is required for admission to med schools in the United States and Canada. Get started by learning the MCAT basics.


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Own your study plan and reach your goal MCAT score. We recommend that you study between 300 and 350 hours; our study plans help you do just that.

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What is your MCAT Score?

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