Users' questions

What do I need for PCAT?

What do I need for PCAT?

Two forms of original (no photo/digital copies), valid (unexpired) IDs—one form as a primary ID (government-issued with name, photo, and signature) and one form as a secondary ID (with only name required).

What do I need to bring to Pearson VUE?

You must bring the original ID with you; copies of your ID cannot be accepted….Exceptions and variations

  1. Passport.
  2. Government ID card: EU ID card (only accepted in the issuing country)
  3. Valid travel document (excluding Emergency Travel Documents)

How do I get a PCAT CID?

You can find your CID by logging into and going to “My Profile”; you will find the CID listed near your name. Just as with part one of this process, you will need to have an account with Pearson in order to schedule your exam.

How much does the PCAT cost?

How Much Does Taking the PCAT Cost? Exam fees for PCAT are $210 and include three transcript recipients. Late registration and additional transcripts will cost you extra money.

Do you get a periodic table on the PCAT?

Use of a calculator and a periodic table: An online standard calculator will be provided for use with the Biological Processes, Chemical Processes, and Quantitative Reasoning subtests, and a periodic table will be provided for use with the Chemical Processes subtest.

What is considered a good PCAT score?

What is considered a good score on the PCAT? The PCAT is scored on a scale ranging from 200 to 600. The median score is 400 with 430 being within the 90th percentile.

What are two forms of signature bearing identification?

Both identifications must bear the applicants signature. ( Social Security Card, from the USA Social Security Administration, with your signature AND Photo Identification with your signature ie: unexpired driver’s license, government issued identification card, military identification or passport).

Is the PCAT easier than the MCAT?

The MCAT is generally considered to be more difficult than the PCAT. The PCAT is also much shorter than the MCAT and less expensive. Overall, it’s likely a much easier and more convenient test. If you’re sure you’d like to attend a pharmacy college, the PCAT is probably a better choice.

What is the average score on the PCAT?

The PCAT is scored on a scale from 200-600 with the median being a 400. The 90th percentile is typically a 430. Many pharmacy schools require that you score above a particular level on your exam in order to be considered as a candidate for admissions.

Is the MCAT harder than the PCAT?

What is considered 2 forms of ID?

Australian proof of age card / proof of identity card / NSW photo card (with appropriate security features, showing date of issue by an Authority and is current or expired up to 2 years)

What kind of iD do you need for PCAT?

Two forms of original (no photo/digital copies), valid (unexpired) IDs—one form as a primary ID (government-issued with name, photo, and signature) and one form as a secondary ID (with only name required). NOTE: Your first and last names on your primary ID must match exactly to your registration or you will be denied entrance to the exam.

How long does it take to register for PCAT?

Have your parent or legal guardian sign the PCAT Candidate Parent or Legal Guardian Consent Form with an electronic signature. PCAT Customer Relations will contact you within three business days to initiate your registration during normal PCAT hours of operation (Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT).

Are there any online practice tests for the PCAT?

The Pearson online practice tests available to PCAT candidates reflect these revisions and continue to mirror the actual PCAT in length and in the proportion of items addressing each content objective and each item format. These components are available to provide you with a unique opportunity to prepare for the actual exam.

What to do if you lose your PCAT card?

NOTE: If you lose your credit card or it is replaced after you register, you must email PCAT Customer Relations to request a manual cancellation and refund. The email must include your PCAT Candidate ID number, your name (as it appears on your PCAT account), and the testing window you wish to cancel.