What you need to know about the MCAT 和 other pre-medical requirements.

Becoming a physician takes hard work, dedication 和 a commitment to tackling academic challenges. 入学 to medical school is competitive, 和 medical schools review a c和idate’s eligibility on multiple factors such as GPA, MCAT (Medical College 入学 Test) scores, 和 service 和 volunteer experience. Pre-Med is considered an area of interest, in addition to your chosen major. Medical schools accept a variety of majors, as long as a student fulfills all requirements for admission.


点击 在这里 to view the statistics for the entering class from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

点击 在这里 to view the statistics for the entering class from the 德克萨斯州的医疗 & Dental 学校 Application 服务 (TMDSAS)

申请大学的学生 twelve public 德克萨斯州的医疗 学校 应该回顾一下 教育需求 由德州医学院设定的 & Dental 学校 Application 服务 (TMDSAS).

Learn more about 的对象为 medical school admission requirements.

What Is the MCAT 和 When Should I Take It?

According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the MCAT (Medical College 入学 Test) is a st和ardized, multiple-choice examination designed to help medical school admissions offices assess your problem solving, 批判性思维, 自然知识, 行为, 和 social science concepts 和 principles prerequisite to the study of medicine.

通常, students take the MCAT in the spring of their junior year so their scores are submitted in time for the opening date for medical school applications. It is imperative that students take all of the requisite pre-med coursework 之前 to taking the MCAT, otherwise they will be at a severe disadvantage. It is recommended that students take some form of MCAT prep course the semester leading up to the exam. 不要把MCAT作为练习. For further information on the MCAT, visit 的对象为.

In April 2015, 的对象为 launched a new version of the MCAT exam. Scores are reported in four sections:

  • Biological 和 Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems
  • Chemical 和 Physical Foundations of Biological Systems
  • Psychological, Social, 和 Biological Foundations of Behavior
  • Critical Analysis 和 Reasoning Skills


申请大学的学生 许多德州医学院 应该检查 申请手册 由TMDSAS提供. Those applying to any private medical schools in Texas, or schools outside of Texas 应该检查 the application process 和 requirements 由 American Medical College Application 服务 (AMCAS). 申请英国大学的学生.S. colleges of osteopathic medicine 应该回顾一下 应用程序指令一般入学要求American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM).