What’s on the MCAT Exam? (AAMC Guide)
This document draws from the online resource What’s on the MCAT® Exam? at students–
residents.aamc.org/mcatexam. It contains a complete description of the competencies you are
responsible for knowing on the MCAT exam. It describes the exam’s content and format. It also lists and
discusses the exam’s conceptual framework, organized around foundational concepts, content
categories, and scientific inquiry and reasoning skills. Also included are sample test questions that
demonstrate how the competencies are tested on the exam.