McGraw-Hill's PCAT

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December 3, 2008


Mixed media product, 608 pages


0071600450 / 9780071600453


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Main description

Complete preparation for the more than 30,000 students taking the PCAT each year

The number of Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) test takers has doubled since 2001-and that number continues to grow. McGraw-Hill's PCAT provides comprehensive review of every test topic while preparing you for the new format of the test that was instituted in June 2007. With sample tests, test-taking strategies, and intricate scientific illustrations, you'll have all the preparation you need to perform at your very best on test day.

Table of contents

McGraw-Hill's PCAT Part I. All about the PCAT 1. Introducing the PCAT 2. Test Format and Structure 3. General Test-Taking Strategies Part II. PCAT Diagnostic Test 4. Half-Length Diagnostic Test Part III. Reviewing PCAT Verbal Skills 5. Verbal Ability 6. Reading Comprehension Part IV. Reviewing PCAT Biology 7. General Biology 8. Microbiology 9. Anatomy and Physiology Part V. Reviewing PCAT Chemistry 10. General Chemistry 11. Organic Chemistry Part VI. Reviewing PCAT Math Skills 12. Basic Math 13. Algebra 14. Probability and Statistics 15. Precalculus 16. Calculus Part VII. Reviewing PCAT Writing 17. Conventions of Language 18. Problem Solving Part VIII. PCAT Practice Test

Author comments

George J. Hademenos, Shaun Murphree, Kathy A. Zahler, and Jennifer Warner are the authors of McGraw-Hill's MCAT. Hademenos, Murphree, Warner, and Mark A. Whitener teach science at the university level. Zahler is a widely published textbook writer.

Back cover copy

We want to help you succeed on the PCAT

We've put all of our proven expertise into McGraw-Hill's PCAT to make sure you're ready for this difficult exam. This book will give you essential skill-building techniques and strategies developed by a team of renowned test-prep tutors. You'll also get a full-length practice test, review of all the subjects tested, skill-building exercises, and all the facts about the current exam. With McGraw-Hill's PCAT, we'll guide you step by step through your preparation program-and give you the tools you need to succeed.

Inside, you'll find:

  • Full-length practice test and a half-length diagnostic test
  • Complete review of test subjects including biology, organic and inorganic chemistry, calculus, and verbal ability
  • Tips for succeeding on the writing section
  • End-of-chapter Cram Sessions to review critical topics
  • Scientific illustrations to clarify important concepts

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