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2016 MCAT Test Dates Released

2016 MCAT Test Dates Released

MCAT Sept. 11, 2015

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Twenty Test Dates

According to the schedule released by AAMC, this upcoming 2016 MCAT season will have 20 available days for testing. Two exams will be offered in January, and the remaining 18 fall across April through September. All exams will begin at 8 AM and take place on either a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday.

Visit AAMC's official testing calendar here.

Selecting a Test Day

The two biggest factors that will likely go into your decision on when to take the exam are test readiness and score release date. The readiness factor has a tendency to push you towards a later date, while having an earlier score release date means you can rest assured that your MCAT is complete in time for submitting your AMCAS application and a retake option is not as compressed for time.

The Dates

  • January (2 dates)
  • January 22
  • January 23
  • April (2 dates)
  • April 1
  • April 23
  • May (3 dates)
  • May 6
  • May 14
  • May 20
  • June (2 dates)
  • June 2
  • June 18
  • July (3 dates)
  • July 8
  • July 9
  • July 22
  • August (5 dates)
  • August 4
  • August 5
  • August 19
  • August 20
  • August 25
  • September (3 dates)
  • September 1
  • September 9
  • September 10

Best wishes in the new testing season!

2016 test dates

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