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Listings of graduate admissions test prep courses, mock testing opportunities, and test dates for graduate/professional schools:


KAPLAN TEST PREP AND ADMISSIONS
offers guidance on graduate/professional school applications, test prep services and free mock testing opportunities:http://www.kaptest.com/Graduate/Graduate-School/GR_home.html

THE PRINCETON REVIEW offers information on graduate programs and their test prep services and free mock testing opportunities:http://www.princetonreview.com/graduate-schools-programs.aspx

Wilkes University Career Services does not endorse, recommend, assume responsibility or guarantee the results of any particular test preparation provider. Contact providers with your questions as you choose the service most appropriate for your needs.

GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS-NATIONAL TEST DATES

Allied Health Professions Admission Test (AHPAT)

The AHPAT is often necessary for studying such diverse fields as art therapy, chiropractic, physical therapy, social work and speech pathology, among others. Check with the institutions to which you plan to apply for specific guidelines and requirements.

Contact

The Psychological Corporation
1-800-622-3231
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Dental Admission Test (DAT)

The Dental Admission Test is required for all candidates applying to dental schools.
Computer testing only.
Contact
1-800-621-8099 |
website
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Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

The GMAT is required for candidates who wish to apply to graduate schools of business (MBA) programs.
Computer testing only.
Contact
GMAT Programs and Services
PO Box 6103
Princeton, NJ 08541-6600
e-mail | 800-462-8669 | 609-771-7330 | website

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Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Required by many institutions for admission to Master's or PhD programs.
Paper-based testing available at the University of Scranton and King's College.  Computer-based testing is also still available.
GRE Bulletin available in our office or on the
GRE website.
Contact
GRE Programs and Services
PO Box 6000
Princeton, NJ 08541-6000
e-mail | 609-771-7670 | website

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Law School Admission Test (LSAT)

The LSAT is required for candidates who wish to apply to American Bar Association (ABA) approved law schools.

2012-2013 LSAT DATES
Oct. 6, 2012
Dec. 1, 2012
Feb. 9, 2013
June 10, 2013
Oct. 5, 2013
Dec. 7, 2013

Contact
215-968-1001 |
website
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Miller Analogies Test (MAT)

The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a high-level, analytic ability test that requires the solution of problems stated as analogies. The MAT consists of 120 partial analogies that are to be completed in 60 minutes.

The MAT is intended to measure your ability to recognize relationships between ideas, your fluency in the English language, and your general knowledge of the humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, and social sciences. There is no foreign-language edition of the MAT. You are not permitted to use a dictionary or any other reference aid when taking the MAT.
Contact
The Psychological Corporation
1-800-622-3231 
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Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

The MCAT is required for all candidates who wish to apply to medical school. 
Contact -
website
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Optometry Admission Test (OAT)

The OAT is sponsored by the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) for applicants seeking admission to an optometry program. All schools and colleges of optometry in the United States, and the University of Waterloo, Canada require the OAT.
Contact
website

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Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT)

It measures general academic ability and scientific knowledge necessary for the commencement of pharmaceutical education. The PCAT is constructed specifically for colleges of pharmacy.
Contact
The Psychological Corporation
1-800-622-3231

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Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers (PRAXIS)

The Praxis Series is a standardized exam, given in several different forms, to provide measures of academic achievement for students entering or completing college or provisional teacher preparation programs.
Contact
PRAXIS Programs and Services
PO Box 6051
Princeton, NJ 08541-6051
e-mail | 609-771-7395
Teaching & Learning Division website contains everything you need to know about taking The Praxis Series tests.

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The School Leadership Series

The School Leaders Licensure Assessment and the School Superintendent Assessment is a set of performance-based assessments for the licensure and professional development of school superintendents, principals, and other school leaders.

Everything you need to register for:

  • School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA)
  • School Superintendent Assessment (SSA)

    Contact

    609-771-7395 


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Veterinary Admission Tests (VCAT)

Students interested in attending veterinary school should check with their prospective institutions for test requirements. The VCAT is not always a prerequisite. Some schools prefer the GRE or MCAT.
Contact
The Psychological Corporation
1-800-622-3231
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Foreign Service Written Exam

The Foreign Service Written Exam is the first step toward a career in diplomacy. The exam measures a candidate's knowledge and understanding of a range of subjects determined by a job analysis to be important to perform the tasks required of a Foreign Service officer.
Contact
Register Online

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Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

If English is not your native language, some graduate schools may ask you to submit scores for the TOEFL. It evaluates English proficiency and is often required by colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and those that instruct in English.

Download a bulletin, register for a test, or practice your skills on the
TOEFL website.
Paper-based administrations of the TOEFL test will be offered in areas where computer-based testing is not available. Contact
TOEFL Order Services
Educational Testing Service
PO Box 6161
Princeton, NJ 08541-6161
609-771-7243 | fax 609-771-7385 |
e-mail

 

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