When can I register for 2021 MCAT?
Make sure MCAT registration is open, or at least pre-registration. There are 2 registration dates: Registration for the January-June 2022 MCAT opens October 13 and October 14, 2021. Registration for the July-September MCAT dates opens February 2022.
Is the MCAT shortened for 2021?
Why aren’t you keeping the shortened exam and continuing to expedite scores? 2020 was an exceptional year and we adjusted to the unusual circumstances we all faced. The testing plan for 2021 is designed for our current context and allows flexibility in the event that conditions change.
When can I register for 2022 MCAT?
Registration for the 2022 testing year will open on October 13 and 14. Learn more about how to register for an MCAT exam.
Is the MCAT offered in December?
The MCAT is only offered on specific predetermined days each calendar year, set by the AAMC. This means the MCAT is not offered in February, October, November, or December each year. The latest you can generally take the MCAT each year is in around mid-September — this year it’s September 11, 2021.
How long does it take to get MCAT results 2020?
Official scores are released 30-35 days after an exam date.
Do you have to wear a mask during MCAT?
The AAMC requires that MCAT examinees and Pearson VUE test center staff wear face masks in all areas of the test center at all times, except when taking photos during check-in and when eating or drinking*. A face mask can be a surgical or cloth mask, and it must cover the nose and mouth.
How fast do MCAT seats fill up?
Historically, testing seats fill up very quickly—some in less than 24 hours— and we expect the same to occur this year. You might say that MCAT seats were just as popular as the hottest music events!
Do you apply to medical school junior or senior year?
A traditional application timeline The traditional timeframe is to apply at the end of your junior year as a rising senior in college. This requires that you take the MCAT early in your junior year or even during the summer between your sophomore and junior years of college.
What is the average MCAT score 2020?
The average MCAT score for students who entered medical school in 2020-2021, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges, was 511.5.
Can you chew gum during MCAT?
Can you chew gum during the MCAT? Nope. You are not allowed to chew gum when you are in the physical testing room in front of the computer. You can, however, chew gum when you are on any of the three breaks.
What time does the MCAT start?
The official MCAT start time is 8:00 AM. However, the actual time that you begin your exam will vary depending on how long it takes you to go through the check-in process.
When is the right time to take the MCAT exam?
The MCAT is administered between the months of January and September. You should give yourself plenty of time to prepare and to take the test before you start applying to medical schools; taking the test a year out is probably a safe goal.
When’s the latest I can take the MCAT?
If you are applying for Fall 2020 admission, the latest date you can take the MCAT and still be considered for admission is September 14, 2019. Applications are not reviewed without MCAT scores. All of the scores on all MCATs taken by the applicant are reviewed.
Does AAMC make some test dates harder?
No, the AAMC does not try to target harder or easier exams to one test date or group vs. another. However, the answer to your question “Does the AAMC make some test dates harder?” has two answers: A) YES (if you define difficulty in terms of how challenging the actual passages or questions were), or…