Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills

The Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills (CARS) section of the MCAT exam tests your ability to read, understand, and extrapolate ideas from passages in the humanities and social sciences. This requires skills often different than verbal and English skills you've learned. Practicing these skills is imperative.

AdaptPrep MCAT has the largest question bank of CARS questions available, with over 1,200 unique questions covering 200 passages. Use our Practice tool to create more than 20 unique exams.

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  • Earned Level

    Know how prepared you are. Track your improvement as you practice.

  • Section Reports

    Review your quiz and exam history to identify the areas you need to focus on.

  • 1,200+ Q Bank

    Large variety of exam-quality questions.

  • Dynamic Difficulty

    Exams get more difficult as you prove your skill.

  • Written Solutions

    Understand the questions with detailed explanations.

  • Access Anywhere

    Practice on your your computer, tablet and phone.

Most people spend time practicing problems they already know, Adapt gives you the right problem at the right time based on your Earned Level® so you don't waste your study time.
Tim Huffman
Ph.D. in Mathematics,
Inventor of the Adapt Exam Engine

Create Custom Exams and Quizzes

Create custom quizzes and exams. Over 1,200 unique questions for over 200 passages written by college professors and MCAT preparation experts.

Choose Your Difficulty

Adapt’s Exam Engine lets you choose the difficulty level for your questions.

Specific Topics

Adapt also lets you build custom quizzes on specific topics, which is great for studying and for review.

Plans & Pricing

Simple plans to meet your study needs.

Feedback from our Alpha/Beta Test Users

  • Overall I like what I have done so far, the layout is very user friendly and easy to understand and I like that I can pause exams and continue them later.
  • I like that this system is more geared toward the application of the concepts and actual practice for the exam rather than just a bunch of information.
  • First off, the the design of the website is very nice and simple. It seems very user friendly, and I personally like that aspect of it
  • So far, I would say as compared to the Kaplan program, the questions in the Adapt system are more challenging which is great! I also really like that the exams are ranked differently based on difficulty level.
  • I am using the software, but it only has the reading comprehension section, and I would like to have more!
  • I really like the fact that it isn't just content, but provides a chance to actually answer questions like you would in a test setting. I think that having a fairly large set of questions and a time limit will help prepare me for test day.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How does it work?

    Everyone begins taking practice problems at an Earned Level of 3, and as the questions are mastered, AdaptPrep's Practice tool provides new questions at a more difficult level. The goal is for students to reach exam-level difficulty questions and master those questions. Unmatched by any practice exams on the market today.

  • Who should use AdaptPrep?

    • Students who want to practice for the MCAT with exam-like conditions. The Computer-Based Testing tool closely simulates the actual MCAT exam.
    • Students who need to practice large amounts of problems. AdaptPrep's dynamic question bank has hundreds of exam-style questions for each section of the MCAT.
    • Students who aren't sure what to study. AdaptPrep's Section Reports shows students their question history to help them identify areas to focus on.
  • How does the Earned Level® actually work?

    We have created a helpful tutorial video to walk you through how our Earned Level works. You can watch it here.

  • System Requirements

    We strive to support the last 2 versions of all modern browsers.
    Works on updated devices with iOS or Android OS.
    Requires an active internet connection.