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Biomedical Sciences: MCAT

Resources for CDU students and faculty in the Health and Life Sciences

About the MCAT

The MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) is a standardized test used as part of the admissions process by most US and many Canadian Medical Schools.  It is a function of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), which also is the accrediting body for medical schools.  

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MCAT2015

About the MCAT2015 Exam 

What's new for MCAT 2015?:

  • The Biology, Physics and Chemistry sections reflect recent changes in medical education.
  • The Verbal Reasoning section has become Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills.
  • A new section has been added to the test : Psychological, Social and Biological Foundations of Behavior

MCAT 2015 Changes: Longer, Broader and HarderAnother great source to understand about and be prepared for the MCAT 2015

CDU Library Books to Review for MCAT 2015

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MCAT books & ebooks @ CDU Library

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FREE MCAT Practice Tests and other MCAT resources

MCAT page on AAMC Website:  This page has lots of information about the exam, including dates, and registration.

To prepare for the new exam--MCAT2015--click here.  This source is from AAMC.org that has video tutorials and sample questions with explanations. One FREE online practice test for the 2013-2014 MCAT is offered.  Additional practice tests for both the 2013-2014 and the 2015 MCAT are available for purchase.

Princeton Review :  Princeton Review is one of the top test prep providers.  In addition to paid courses, it makes some material available free of charge.

MCAT Practice and Diagnostic Tests for both the 2013-2014 and 2015 exams

MCAT Free Events:  Both at PR test centers and online.

4Tests (tons o'tests!) :  

Allows you to customize your exam to include all or one of the following three subjects:  17 questions for Biological Sciences; 21 questions for Physical Sciences; 22 questions for Verbal Reasoning

KAPLAN offers materials to prepare for MCAT.  The collection is being built, new materials are added intermittently.  It is best to visit the site often for new contents.  The collection consists of the following sections: Biomolecules, Cells, Organ Systems, Physical Processes, Chemical Processes, Processing the Environment, Behavior, Individuals and Society, and Society and Culture.

FREE practice test for 2013-2014 MCAT.  Additional practice tests for both the 2013-2014 and the 2015 exams are available for purchase.

FREE 20-Minute Workout - sample MCAT questions

FREE Question-A-Day - get an MCAT question in your email every day for 3 months.

Varsity Tutors::This site is a comprehensive collection of resources on the subject matter of the 2013-2014 MCAT.  In addition to the tests listed below, you can create flashcards and view a new question every day.  There's even an "App for that," available on the Apple App store.

FREE MCAT Biology Practice Tests

FREE MCAT Biology Diagnostic Tests

FREE MCAT Physical Sciences Practice Tests

FREE MCAT Physical Sciences Diagnostic Tests

FREE MCAT Verbal Practice Tests

FREE MCAT Verbal Diagnostic test :

MCATforme provides FREE online test prep for both the 2013-2014 and 2015 MCAT tests.  You can choose various time frames to complete the course. The course syllabus includes video lectures, flashcards, podcasts and blogs.

MCAT-prep: This site offers one full-length free MCAT practice test.