Cost of MCAT Registration in Nigeria
We register MCAT at $435 including study materials (print or soft copy)
Do I Need To Register Now for MCAT Or Get Some Training First?
It depends on the time you are willing to submit your application to your choice school. Generally, it is better you apply as early as possible This is so because any available funding is released on a first come first served basis. So, you should register first for the test and follow it up with adequate preparation and training. From our experience, registering first for the test drives our students to brace up and work harder as they look forward to their MCAT test dates.
Sample of The MCAT Score Report
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Sample of The MCAT Question
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Structure and Timing of The MCAT Test
The MCAT test is composed of four sections:
The sections have standardized, multiple-choice, computer-based questions
Minimum time required for MCAT preparation
You will need to prepare for at least six months. However, the stipulated time is at best indicative as you may require more or less time. It depends entirely on factors such as your level of preparedness, length of prior training and if you are conversant with the content/ skills tested in the exams.
Acceptability of MCAT For Admission Into Schools Abroad
The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is an entrance test which prospective students take to in order to gain admissions into medical schools in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the Caribbean Islands Countries
It has a unique advantage as universities and colleges abroad use your MCAT score to measure how ready you are to succeed in your choice program of study. This is the reason MCAT is accepted in over 1,000 universities and different establishments in more than 10 countries. These include the United States of America, Australia and Canada
MCAT Score Range
The total obtainable score for MCAT computer-based Test is 528. The MCAT test is composed of four sections: Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems, Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems, Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior, Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills. The maximum score for each section is 132, and for the four sections is 528.
Acceptable MCAT Score For Admission
Which MCAT score is acceptable for admission is relative. Each school sets the minimum MCAT score that is acceptable, and it typically differs according to programs. However, on the average, the minimum acceptable score is 500.
Please, bear in mind that you will need to score in the range of 510 and above to secure admission into top schools. These include Stanford University, Cornell University, Harvard University, University of California Berkeley, to mention just a few.
Locations of Approved MCAT test centres in Nigeria
There are no approved MCAT test centres in Nigeria. You can only register for the exam here in Nigeria and travel to South Africa to take the exam. See the available MCAT centres and test dates to pick a test date that is most favourable to you.
Rescheduling MCAT Test in Nigeria
You can reschedule your MCAT test at least 8 days before your test date.
Preparation For MCAT Test
Here are some tips that can help you with your test preparation:
Identification (ID) Requirements for the MCAT Test
When you register for your MCAT test in Nigeria, you’re required to enter your ID information. The details of your registration must match exactly with those on the ID you are bringing to the test place. If the details don’t match, you will not take the test, and your test fee will not be refunded.
Acceptable ID For MCAT Test in Nigeria
Test takers in Nigeria will need an international passport as an identifying document upon their arrival at the test centre.
Unacceptable ID Documents For MCAT Test
These documents are not acceptable as primary or supplemental ID under any condition:
Note: If your ID document isn’t written in English language and the test centre administrator can’t read it, you will most likely be unable to take the test, and your test fee won’t be refunded.
MCAT Test Duration
The MCAT test spans 7 hours 33 minutes which includes the check-in process. It is important to note that this test is a test of endurance and it’s wise you plan your test day appropriately. You should not fix any other serious engagement for the day.
What To Bring To Your MCAT Test Centre
When your online registration is completed, you’ll get a confirmation email with the test date, start time and test centre address. Please print the email confirmation for your registration. You will take the printed email confirmation and your unexpired international passport to the test centre.
How To Confirm MCAT Registration Status
You can confirm your registration status by login to your AAMC account with your login details. If you don’t know your login details, simply ask for it from us or the agent that registered you for the exam.
Also, plan to check the status of your registration the day before your test to ensure that none of the registration details has changed (for instance, a different start time or venue than initially scheduled).
MCAT Registration in Nigeria