McGill scuttles MCAT
- Biology Textbooks Skewed in Their Favor. // USA Today Magazine;Oct2013, Vol. 142 Issue 2821, p12
The article presents findings of a study that reveals that the content of college introductory biology textbooks is as per the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) which is prescribed for pre-medical students.
- Science Review for Medical College Admission Test (Book Review). // Education;Winter80, Vol. 101 Issue 2, p204
Reviews the book 'Science Review for Medical College Admission Test,' by James W. Morrison.
- This Week in the Journal. // New England Journal of Medicine;4/5/2012, Vol. 366 Issue 14, p1274
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one the sections added in the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) and another on the barriers to high-quality care for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-infected.
- Will Changes in the MCAT and USMLE Ensure That Future Physicians Have What It Takes? Cohen, Jordan J. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/4/2013, Vol. 310 Issue 21, p2253
The author discusses developments in the medical education sector in the U.S. as of December 2013. He cites the proposed changes to the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) and the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) in order to improve the current system in the country. The efforts by...
- The New 2015 MCAT. Kirch, Darrell G.; Mitchell, Karen; Ast, Cori // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/4/2013, Vol. 310 Issue 21, p2243
The authors examine the scheduled implementation of the revised Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) in the U.S. in 2015 for prospective medical students in the 2016 class. They claim that the latest revision focused on such areas as critical reasoning skills and the ability to apply knowledge...
- Med school applicants' decline seen ending. // AHA News;11/4/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 43, p2
Reports on the projected increase in medical school applications in the U.S. by the Association of American Medical Colleges in 2003. Number of examinations administered by the Medical College Admission Test program in 2002; Decline in the number of applicants in 2002.
- Predictive Validity of the Medical College Admissions Test Writing Sample for the United States Medical Licensing Examination Steps 1 and 2. Gilbert, Gregory E.; Basco Jr., William T.; Blue, Amy V.; O'Sullivan, Patricia S. // Advances in Health Sciences Education;2002, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p191
Despite the amount of published research on the predictive validity of the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) taken as a whole, few published reports separate the individual predictive validity of the Writing Sample. The purpose of this study is to provide data on the predictive validity of...
- HOMEGROWING RURAL PHYSICIANS. // Trustee;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p6
The article deals with the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Rural Medical Scholars program which attracts undergraduates to take up medicine and be retained in Alabama afterwards to practice their medical profession. Report says that these students can qualify with lower Medical College...
- Building a Better Physician ï¿½ The Case for the New MCAT. Kaplan, Robert M.; Satterfield, Jason M.; Kington, Raynard S. // New England Journal of Medicine;4/5/2012, Vol. 366 Issue 14, p1265
The article offers a look at the changes made to the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), a prerequisite for admission to U.S. medical schools, to better reflect physicians' existing challenges. The previous and revised four sections of MCAT are described. Also discussed are the behavioral and...