• When: January 26–May 11, 2015 | Monday evenings | 6–9 PM
  • Where: UMSL, 205 Lucas Hall
  • Noncredit Registration Fee: $1,675, includes all prep course materials


What is the MCAT?

The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) is a computer-based, standardized examination designed to measure medical school applicants’ knowledge of science concepts, problem solving, critical thinking, and writing skills. The MCAT is computer based and takes 5 ½ hours. The exam is administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). 


What is tested on the MCAT?

The MCAT consists of four sections: Physical Sciences, Verbal Reasoning, Writing Samples, and Biological Sciences.  With the exception of the Writing Samples, each section is presented in a multiple-choice format. 


Prep for Success:

The first step to MCAT success is to know what you're up against. In collaboration with Kaplan, the MCAT Test Prep class covers content and strategies needed for success on the MCAT. The MCAT prep course classroom sessions cover:

  • MCAT and CARS passages
  • CARS question types and advanced CARS strategy
  • Critical reasoning
  • Science passages and science knowledge
  • Science research and data
  • Scientific reasoning
  • Psychology and sociology
  • Human subjects research
  • Answer choice analysis
  • Advanced experimental design

In addition, the course includes online resources:

  • 19 full length exams,
  • 11,000 practice questions,
  • 11 supplemental lessons,
  • and a customized study plan based on individual performance measures. 


Registration

Credit Registration Fee: regular tuition for three credit hours, plus $725 program fee. Visit MyView – INTDSC 2011/14792.

Noncredit Registration Fee: $1,675. Please contact Bev at (314) 516-7454. Online registration coming soon.

All materials are included in the registration fees.


For more information about the MCAT Test Prep class, please contact Joe Southerland at (314) 516-6260.