What should I expect on test day?

Make sure you are early to your exam. You do not want to cause yourself additional stress by being late.

Here is the MCAT exam overview for 2013 according to AAMC:

Section # of Questions Time Allotted
Tutorial (optional) 10 minutes
Examinee Agreement 10 minutes
Physical Sciences 52 70 minutes
Break (optional) 10 minutes
Verbal Reasoning 40 60 minutes
Break (optional) 10 minutes
Biological Sciences 52 70 minutes
Void Question 5 minutes
Break (optional) 10 minutes
Trial section (optional) 32 45 minutes
Satisfaction Survey (optional) 12 10 minutes

Total Content time 4 hours and 5 minutes
Total “Seated” time Approx. 5 hours and 10 minutes

In 2013, there will be no writing section. It has been replaced with a voluntary trial section. No one will know how well you did on this section besides you. It will not affect your score at all.

All this information can be found on AAMC.

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MCAT Facts || Changes to the MCAT in 2015

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