New MCAT Changes to be rolled out 2013 and 2015!


New MCAT Changes to be rolled out 2013 and 2015

Starting in January of 2013 there will be changes in the MCAT. The writing sample will be eliminated and a voluntary section will replace it.

Also, starting 2015 there will be more changes. The following are the major changes posted on the AAMC website.

-Natural sciences sections of MCAT2015 reflect recent changes in medical education.

-Addition of the social and behavioral sciences section, Psychological, Social and Biological Foundations of Behavior, recognizes the importance of socio-cultural and behavioral determinants of health and health outcomes.

-And the new Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills section reflects the fact that medical schools want well-rounded applicants from a variety of backgrounds.

For more information check out this link Specific changes for 2015 can be found at this link,

You can find this and more information on Premed of Color.


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