MCAT


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MCAT

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

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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Students meet in small groups for 3 hours three times per week to actively solve practice MCAT passages using problem based learning principles (Schmidt, 1993).
This paper describes the use of problem-based learning as an orientation tool in a program designed to help students from disadvantaged and underrepresented groups prepare to retake the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).
In the case of the medical school research, the MCAT has been shown to predict later performance of an academic type but not the essential clinical performance of medical school students, which involves solving different types of problems from those found on standardized tests and course exams (Gough and Hall 1975).
Academic Variables (*)Class I (*)Class II Percent Percent (N=9) (N=28) (1) Average grade in college (AGC) 33.3 14.3 (2) Medical College Aptitude Test (MCAT) 44.4 21.4 (3) National Board Scores I (NBI) 33.3 32.1 (4) National Board Scores II (NBII) 66.7 21.4 (5) Academic Achievement (AA) 44.4 39.3 Academic Variables (*)Class III Percent (N=14) (1) Average grade in college (AGC) 21.4 (2) Medical College Aptitude Test (MCAT) 0 (3) National Board Scores I (NBI) 35.7 (4) National Board Scores II (NBII) 21.4 (5) Academic Achievement (AA) 42.9 (*) Class I, II and III represent respondent internalization scores divided into One-third, middle one-third, and lower one-third.
The National MCAT should minimally test the following Biological, Chemical and Physical foundations of Living Systems; Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills.
The predictive validity of three versions of the MCAT in relation to performance in medical school, residency, and licensing examinations: a longitudinal study of 36 classes of Jefferson Medical College.
The court after preliminary hearing stayed the implementation of MCAT results 2017 besides seeking reply from Punjab government and University Health Sciences within 10 days.
Ms La Grua said: "His name also appeared on the dealers list and he too featured in text messages which suggested he was involved in supply of cocaine, Mcat and cannabis."
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Clare Fear, defending Thomas, said he had managed to kick his heroin habit but at the time of the crimes had transgressed by using MCat.
Police suspect Helen Henderson took MCAT, or mephedrone, and the horse tranquiliser ketamine.
In order to understand how specific MCAT tasks apply to the mission in Afghanistan, a brief overview of how forces are arrayed is necessary.