The MCAT  is a 7.5-hour exam that consists of four sections: Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems; Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems; Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior; and Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills.

More about the MCAT Sections:
Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems
  • 59 multiple-choice questions
  • 95-minute section
  • Tests basic biology, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and biochemistry
Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems
  • 59 multiple-choice questions
  • 95-minute section
  • Tests basic biochemistry, biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics
Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior
  • 59 multiple-choice questions
  • 95-minute section
  • Tests introductory psychology, sociology, and biology
Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills
  • 53 multiple-choice questions
  • 90-minute section
  • Similar to reading comprehension sections on other standardized tests
  • Passages come from a variety of humanities and social sciences disciplines

Need to brush up on a tough topic? You need MedFlix .

With MedFlix  you can review the topics you need help with and skip the ones you don’t with 500+ hours of on-demand video lessons. These videos were created by our content directors—our best and most experienced teachers. Simply log on and start watching, 24/7.

MedFlix is included in our MCAT Ultimate, Summer Immersion and Self-Paced courses , as well as select Tutoring packages. Check out a sample below.