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What's on the MCAT Exam?

Published Dec. 27, 2017, 6:18 p.m.

Use this resource to find out everything you‘ll need to know to prepare for the new MCAT Exam. Take a tour of the materials—watch video tutorials and view sample questions and explanations.

Nationwide, Medical Schools Celebrate Largest-Ever Match

Published March 21, 2017, 1:23 p.m.

At Match Day celebrations around the country, more than 17,000 U.S. medical school seniors learned where they will spend the next three to seven years in residency training.

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Physicians Can Play Crucial Role in Identifying Human-Trafficking Victims

Published May 2, 2017, 1:21 p.m.

Physicians are uniquely positioned to recognize and help patients who may be victims of human trafficking. But awareness and education are critical first steps.

Practice for the MCAT Exam

Published Oct. 5, 2017, 1:39 p.m.

Prepare for the MCAT exam with official test prep resources written by the test developers at the AAMC.

How is the MCAT Exam Scored?

Published Nov. 7, 2017, 5:14 p.m.

There is no curve associated with the MCAT exam. Instead, the MCAT exam is scaled and equated so that scores have the same meaning, no matter when you test. Learn more about how the exam is scored.

AMCAS® Letter Service for Advisors and Other Letter Authors

Published Aug. 31, 2017, 1:16 p.m.

American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) accepts letters of evaluation and distributes them to participating medical schools electronically. This service enables letter authors to send all letters to AMCAS rather than to each school.

Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

Published Oct. 8, 2015, 3:53 p.m.

Listing of summer programs for undergraduates interested in pursuing careers in medical research.

Application Time Frames and Types

Published Sept. 24, 2015, 4:53 p.m.

Learn about the time frames for applying for accommodating testing on the MCAT exam.

MD-PhD Degree Programs by State

Published Nov. 20, 2017, 3:28 p.m.

Combined MD-PhD degree programs provide students the opportunity to earn both the MD and the PhD in areas pertinent to medicine.

Why Health Equity Matters in an Era of Health Care Transformation

Published Dec. 5, 2016, 2:35 p.m.

Policymakers since the Reagan administration have recognized the compelling governmental interest in elevating the health of all populations in the United States.

Global Health Electives Provide Lessons in Patient Advocacy, Health Equity, Humility

Published March 6, 2017, 6:28 p.m.

By pushing medical students outside their comfort zones, global health opportunities can ultimately help them promote health equity and be better advocates for their patients.

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More Pre-Med Students Opting for Health Humanities Programs

Published Dec. 12, 2016, 4:29 p.m.

Health humanities programs for undergraduates have quadrupled since 2000. For pre-med students, they can offer insight about the social and cultural contexts of health care.

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Narrative Medicine: Every Patient Has a Story

Published March 27, 2017, 12:13 p.m.

Patient experiences go beyond the symptoms they bring to a doctor’s office. Drawing out these narratives can provide a helpful context for physicians treating them.

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Medical Students Learn From Analyzing Their Own Genetic Makeup

Published March 27, 2017, 12:28 p.m.

Medical schools are introducing the importance of genetics by having students analyze the medical significance of their own genomes.

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Medical School in Three Years? Educators Test a New Model

Published March 21, 2017, 1:25 p.m.

An innovative educational model is changing the idea that medical school must take four years.

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Creating a Welcoming Environment for LGBTQ+ Students

Published Jan. 17, 2017, 3:31 p.m.

Despite progress, there is still evidence that LGBTQ+ medical students and residents do not feel entirely accepted on campus.

New Name, Broader Focus for Summer Health Professions Education Program

Published Sept. 30, 2016, 7:21 p.m.

Expansion enabled through support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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More Minorities Needed in Clinical Trials to Make Research Relevant to All

Published Dec. 20, 2016, 2:04 p.m.

Medical researchers are removing barriers and employing community engagement strategies to encourage more minority participation in clinical trials.

How Undergraduate Programs Can Boost Minority Success in Medical School

Published Jan. 17, 2017, 2:56 p.m.

The Meyerhoff Scholars Program keeps minority students in STEM disciplines by shifting the emphasis from “weeding out” to supporting student success.

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Derreck Kayongo: Raising the Bar on Health Care

Published Feb. 13, 2017, 7:51 p.m.

Kayongo launched a nonprofit organization to repurpose discarded soap for people in need. Hear his presentation at next month’s AAMC National Professional Development Conference for Institutional Advancement.