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Free Practice Tests - on campus at Stony Brook

Get started on the admissions process with a free practice test this Spring!  We'll administer the exam, let you hear from our expert instructors about the best way to approach Test Day, and give you a detailed score report, all in the same day!  Prizes will be raffled off at the campus events!

MCAT / DAT / GRE:   Saturday, March 8th @ 10am

Exams offered online in  March - GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, PCAT

Various dates and times available.



> MCAT Verbal Reasoning Strategy Session (@ SBU)

Tuesday, 3/11 @ 8:30-9:30pm  ~  Library W4540  ~  Register at

VR is arguably the most important section on the MCAT, but is often the most difficult for pre-meds to score well on.  Join Kaplan's expert instructor while she walks through the proven strategies that will help you turn this obstacle into a valuable strength!

> Med School Interview Clinic (@ SBU)

Wednesday, 4/2 @ 7pm  ~  Library W4525  ~  Register at

Attend this free Interview Clinic for invaluable advice on preparing for your Med School Interviews, from dress attire and etiquette to how to respond to unexpected questions that may be asked.  Our experts will discuss the different interview types and how to make the best first impression while showing your true personality and what will set you apart from the fierce competition.

> Annual Medical School Insider Panel (@ SBU)

Wednesday, 4/16 @ 7pm  ~  Engineering 143  ~  Register at

Students look forward to this event every year, as we offer the opportunity to hear directly from admissions officers, current med students, practicing doctors, SBU's pre-med advisor, and more about the questions you want answered!  Join us for a night filled with great insight and helpful tips, and network with recent SBU grads who have been accepted to local Medical Schools.

> The Pulse:  "Medical Students Tell All"

Thursday, 3/20 @ 8pm  ~  Register at

In this special episode of The Pulse, we're taking the show on the road to the American Medical Student Association's Annual Convention in New Orleans, where we'll sit down with a panel of med students as they reflect on their experiences and offer advice to pre-meds just starting the process. Over the course of the session we'll discuss successful medical school applications, keeping up with your studies and rotations, selecting residencies and the Match, and much, much, more.

> Choosing the Right MCAT Test Date for YOU

We are at a confusing crossroads, and many pre-meds are still unsure of which MCAT they should be preparing to take.  Check out this ReKAP on the Med School Pulse blog, filled with useful information about how to make this crucial decision; and, whether you are testing in the coming year or after the MCAT test change, start to consider the other factors that will affect your ultimate choice!


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> Only Kaplan is Officially Endorsed by the AACP

The AACP endorses Kaplan as the official provider of PCAT prep. As such, the AACP will be working with Kaplan to continuously ensure the curriculum closely matches the current PCAT, helping us to provide even better prep to our students. We are very excited to partner with the AACP to offer even better, more accessible prep to students. To learn more about Kaplan PCAT, go to