Thursday, May 5, 2016

University of Richmond Summer MCAT Program

The University of Richmond, in conjunction with the Virginia-Nebraska Alliance, offers a summer MCAT Preparatory Program to students enrolled in Virginia's historically black colleges and universities and other Alliance schools. This program provides students the opportunity to advance their skills through an intensive five week course. Accepted students receive housing, meals, a $500 stipend, access to the University's top facilities and all materials needed for the course.

Topics covered include biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, and verbal reasoning. AAMC practice tests will also be administered during the course. Course materials include:
  • Texts for each subject area
  • Homework sets
  • AAMC practice items
To be considered for the summer MCAT Preparatory Program, you must have completed the following courses:
  • General biology (2 semesters)
  • General chemistry (2 semesters)
  • Organic chemistry (2 semesters)
  • Biochemistry (1 semester)
  • Physics (2 semesters)
  • Sociology (1 semester)
  • Psychology (1 semester)
Students must also meet the following:
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum science/math GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum verbal/math SAT of 1000 or minimum ACT of 20
To be considered for this opportunity, download and complete the application form. The deadline to apply is May 16, 2016.  Admission to the program is selective and will be on a rolling basis, so early applications are strongly encouraged.