Medical College Admission Test


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Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

an examination taken by persons applying to medical school. The score attained is an important criterion for acceptance. Basic science, intellectual ability, and mathematical and verbal aptitude and knowledge are tested.
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The intent of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is to: assess candidates' understanding of science prerequisites necessary to the study and practice of medicine; provide a mechanism for the evaluation of analytical skills; and a basis by which medical admissions committees can attempt to predict performance in a medical curriculum, (Mitchell, 1987).
In recent years it was shown that among 420 entering students at Dartmouth Medical School several selection criteria including Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) scores, undergraduate science grade point averages, and college selectivity were useful in determining successful first-year medical students.
amp; BALTIMORE -- Vantage Learning and Prometric today jointly announced that they have entered into an agreement to provide intelligent, computer-based essay scoring to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for the writing section of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).
67, and the mean Medical College Admission Test score was 30.
Focusing on factors in medical students backgrounds, he identified 21 possible predictor variables, including age at admission to Jefferson, undergraduate grade point average, going to a rural college as an undergraduate, Medical College Admission Test scores, and parents' education.
These models appeared reasonable and workable for the college because the significant predictors, the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) scores, medical school freshman grade point average, sophomore course performance, and financial aid work-study dollars, were identified and included in the prediction equation.
com, helps students gain an extra edge to ace the science portion of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).
Stanford Testing Systems plans to introduce additional test preparation products within the next several months including the American College Test (ACT), the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) General Test, Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), Miller Analogies Test, Practical Nurse Licensure Exam and Registered Nurse Licensure Exam.
The first item on the menu is Medical College Admission Tests (MCAT).

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