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The 2015 MCAT — What’s the Big Buzz?

The 2012 AAMC Annual Meeting is this weekend in San Francisco.  This meeting-of-the-minds hosts some of the greatest physician-educators of our time, and stands as an important point each year that decides the future of how medical education – your medical education – will work.  One of the major topics on this year’s agenda is the new MCAT2015.

The information released so far about this dramatic change in the exam is highlighted in the Preview Guide for the MCAT2015 Exam.  These changes are especially notable for those of you who are freshmen and will …

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Keeping up with the MCAT Test Changes

Earlier this month the Association of American Medical Colleges formally approved the first major content changes to the MCAT since the test was last revised in 1991. Since the AAMC’s announcement there has been a flurry of discussion about the new exam as students, pre-medical advisors, and medical schools all attempt to understand how they will be affected, and what they can do now to start preparing.

The first step in preparing is naturally to understand exactly what the changes will entail. While the AAMC has published a 150-page MCAT2015 Preview Guide that details exactly what …

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