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MCAT

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

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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.
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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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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).
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