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MCAT Preparation

The current MCAT exam requires an understanding of additional material, including statistics and biochemistry, as well as basic concepts in psychology and sociology. It is recommended that students consider taking a course in statistics, psychology, and sociology prior to enrollment in the PBPM if their schedules permit.  (Statistics is required by some medical schools and some schools include psychology and/or sociology as recommended or required.) Biochemistry is offered in the Spring semester, but students have the option of taking this course for a grade or Pass/Fail.

Students in the PBPM program will receive comprehensive MCAT study materials produced by a commercial prep company which includes all AAMC MCAT material. Additionally, the program schedules MCAT labs during the Winter Break.

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

University of Virginia School of Continuing and Professional Studies
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