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MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test)

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in cooperation with its member United States medical schools developed the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). The MCAT assesses mastery of problem solving and critical thinking, and writing skills.

The goal of the MCAT is to help admission committees predict which of their applicants will be successful in medical school. Practice test information is available here.


Please go to for scheduling and registration questions for the MCAT Exam.


MCAT registration is available only online. You will be able to access their web registration site approximately 8 to 12 weeks prior to each test date Score reports are mailed from the testing company four to six weeks after the test date. For additional information or inquiries, you may visit the web at


Or write:
MCAT Program Office
P.O. Box 4056
Iowa City, IA 52243-4056


Some phone numbers to help you with information on the MCAT Exam are:

AAMC (202)828-0690
Thomson ProMetric (800)578-6273