Test Prep and Resources
Preparing for Admissions Exams
One of the most important steps in preparing for an Admissions Exam for Professional School is to ensure that you enroll in the correct courses. Please see the chart below for recommended courses for each exam.
Test Prep Courses
|MCAT (Medical)||OAT (Optometry)||PCAT (Pharmacy)||TEAS (Nursing)|
|PHYS 1301 or 2305||Required||Required|
|PHYS 1302 or 2306||Required||Required|
|One of the following: PSYC 2380, 3351,4350, 3472||Required|
Studying for your entrance exam can be an intimidating process. However, there are multiple resources out there to help you prepare. Just make sure that you are using reputable resources to guide you through this process. The best place to start is with the Professional Associations listed below:
The Association of American Medical Colleges offers several resources to help you prepare for the MCAT:
For those of you that just don't know where to begin studying, AAMC also provides a free Study Plan to help you get started!
The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry can direct you to resources for preparing for the OAT:
The PCAT web site provides everything that you need to know to get you started on preparing for the exam:
The best place to start when preparing for the TEAS exam is the ATI web site:
If you are struggling with a particular topic, you can find videos and practice tests at Khan Academy: