Pre-Professional Programs

Entrance Exam Resources

Meet with an advisor to discuss your personal timeline and when you should begin studying for your exam and when exam should be taken!

Please note: These are simply suggestions for resources that have helped our students in the past. Appearance on this list is not an endorsement.

General Resources

UNCW Office of Continuing and Professional Education
Let us help you achieve your goals!  We offer test preparation courses for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT and ACT.  Our test preparation courses were designed by a team of former standardized test item writers and test preparation experts.  Our experienced and professional instructors are highly trained and care about your success.  Visit our website to learn more about our on-campus, live-online, and self-paced online options.  Free strategy workshops are also available.  Early registration discounts available for most courses. For more information or questions email UNCWProfessionalEducation@uncw.edu or call 910-962-2762.

Kaplan Test Preparation
This site will give you all the information you need to score higher on college and grad school admissions exams. Offers preparation for more than 90 standardized tests for college and graduate school admissions, English language proficiency and professional licensing. GRE, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, PCAT.

Princeton Review Test Preparation
Take a free practice test or attend an info session. On the MCAT, OAT, GRE, LSAT, or DAT. Want to see how you'd score? Curious to see our teachers in action? Sign up for a free practice test.

Randall Library Test Preparation Resources
This is an online collection of practice tests and study aides on a variety of topics. The Learning Express Library provides practice tests and tutorial course series for GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, Praxis, Nursing Assistant, ACT, SAT, ASVAB, GED, and other educational and occupational tests. It also provides immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of test results.

Dental Admissions Test (DAT)

The DAT is designed to measure general academic ability, comprehension of scientific information, and perceptual ability.
DAT Program Guide

ADA: Tips on Preparing for the Dental Admission Test
Presentation made by Sr. Manager of Test Administration at the ADEA Pre-dental Student Virtual Fair in April 2014.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Required by most Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant & Veterinary Medicine programs.

The GRE revised General Test features questions that measure your analytical writing, verbal and quantitative reasoning.
About the GRE revised General Test

UNCW Office of Continuing and Professional Education GRE Prep Course
UNCW Test Prep is here to help you learn about the GRE revised General Test and to give you the skills and tools you need to maximize your potential. Our updated, comprehensive program covers each of the three main sections of the GRE revised General exam—Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. We will walk you through each section and prepare you for all of the question types you are likely to encounter on test day.

Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)

The LSAT consists of five 35-minute sections of multiple-choice questions designed to measure reading comprehension, analytical reasoning and logical reasoning.
About the LSAT

UNCW Office of Continuing and Professional Education LSAT Prep Course
Increase your chances to gain admission into the law school of your choice with UNCW’s LSAT prep courses. Master the skills needed to succeed on the LSAT and take the test with  confidence, knowing that you have prepared with experienced and knowledgeable LSAT experts. Our easy to follow programs use questions from actual LSAT exams as well as proven test taking techniques.

Medical School Admissions Test (MCAT)

The MCAT is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess your problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of natural, behavioral, and social science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine.
About the MCAT Exam

AAMC Resources
MCAT Essentials for Testing Year 2017
Prepare for the MCAT
Prepare for the MCAT exam with official test prep resources written by the test developers at the AAMC. These resources will help you at every stage of your preparation.

Exam Krackers
Examkrackers provides preparation for standardized exams through books, internet forums, live and online classes.

Khan Academy
With more than 1,100 free videos and 3,000 review questions, the Khan Academy MCAT Collection covers all of the content that is tested on the MCAT exam. As of December of 2015, the Collection now includes 30 passages and 9 videos about the Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills section.

Optometry Admission Test (OAT)

The OAT is designed to measure general academic ability and comprehension of scientific information.
OAT Program Guide

Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT)

The PCAT measures general academic ability and scientific knowledge necessary for pharmaceutical education.
About the PCAT

Official PCAT Practice Test
Comprehensive tools to prepare for the PCAT