MCAT


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MCAT

(ĕm′kăt′)
A trademark for a standardized medical school entrance examination.

MCAT

MCAT

Abbreviation for:
Medical College Admission Test
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Medical College Admission Test
A pre-admission exam administered by the Psychological Corporaton, required in the US before entrance to an accredited American medical school. The MCATs are meant to be an objective evaluation of a candidate’s verbal skills and scientific knowledge, which by extension is assumed to be an adequate measure of the candidate’s likelihood to succeed in medical school.

MCAT

Medical college admission test, pronounced, EM-cat A preadmission exam administered by the Psychological Corp., required in the US before entrance to medical school. See Graduate medical education, Medical student.
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I believe that we are at the same level," adds Davis, who was not required to take the MCAT for admission.
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