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MCAT, LSAT and Physics Bachelor’s

Data provided by Association of American Medical Colleges and the Law School Admission Council

Table 1
Average MCAT Scores by Selected Majors, 2009.
Physical Sciences Biomedical Engineering Physics Electrical Engineering Economics Neuroscience Mathematics A physics bachelor’s is an excellent entry degree for medical school. English Biochemistry Chemistry Microbiology (or Bacteriology) Psychology Biology Premedical All Majors 10.9 11.1 Biological Sciences 10.7 10.3 Verbal reasoning 9.6 9.6 Number of applicants 1,005 207

10.9 10.4 9.9 10.3 9.4 9.9 9.8

10.5 10.5 10.6 10.1 9.9 10.3 9.9

9.4 9.7 9.5 9.6 10.3 9.1 9.0

195 566 1,066 374 434 2,594 2,091

9.0 8.8 8.7 8.3 9.2

9.9 9.4 9.5 9.0 9.8

8.7 9.1 8.7 8.4 9.0

775 2,421 12,705 663 41,487

The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) has three sections of standardized multiple choice questions (total of 219 items) with an additional writing sample comprised of two essays. Scores of 9.5 to 11 in each section are considered competitive by most medical schools. Source: Association of American Medical Colleges, Data Warehouse http://www.aip.org/statistics February 2010

047 546 427 355 5.3 Table 2 145.0 152.org/statistics February 2010 AIP Statistical Research Center . 2009.7 154.5 159.7 154.Page 2 focus on MCAT . Individuals may have taken the LSAT months or possibly years earlier. Source: AIP Statistical Research Center compiled data from the Law School Admission Council. *The scores in the table are for individuals who applied to Law school for the 2007-08 academic year. LSAT and Physics Bachelor’s The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a half-day. http://www.6 Number of applicants 180 336 3.0 153. Mean score Physics Mathematics Economics Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Chemistry English Biology Computer Science Political Science Psychology Pre Law Criminal Justice All Majors 161.aip. All law schools approved by the American Bar Association require applicants to take the LSAT as part of their admission process. standardized test administered four times each year at designated testing centers throughout the world.5 154.5 148.3 156.306 81.4 156.0 155.055 682 14. Table 2 Average LSAT Scores* by Selected Majors.530 Physics bachelor’s receive higher scores on the LSAT than other undergraduate majors.355 1.120 1. All test takers are not represented.7 157.964 4. Newton PA.5 152.078 3. Contact Patrick Mulvey for more information.

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