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Pre-Health Admissions Test Prep and Career Resources

Materials for standardized test preparation for pre-health students, including the MCAT, DAT, PCAT, and GRE (medical, dental, pharmacy, and graduate school, respectively).

About this guide

This guide provides health admissions test preparation materials. Find electronic resources and books available from Booth Library. Electronic resources are available anywhere you have internet access, with EIU login credentials.

In the menu on the left-hand column of the page, find health careers information.

The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions

The current edition of the following book is available for in-library use only. Find it in the Reference Collection on the main floor of the library. Older editions of the book (2014, 2015) are available to check out from the first floor circulating collection.

Mometrix eLibrary practice tests

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From the list of Study Guides, choose Graduate and Professional School. From here, find ebook study guides for the DCAT, GRE, MCAT, and PCAT. Flashcards are also available for each of these tests. Practice tests are available for the GRE and PCAT.

Other topics covered include business, careers, college admissions and placement, construction, counseling, English language, finance, K12, medical professional, medical technology, nursing, nutrition, personal fitness, public service and legal exams, and teaching. Mometrix has over 1800 study guides, practice tests, and flash cards for standardized, educational, and professional exams.

LinkedIn Learning @ EIU

LinkedIn Learning @ EIU (formerly offers access to many high-quality instructional videos, including test prep tutorials for the GRE.

All EIU students, faculty, and staff have unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts. This collection is provided by ITS at no cost to faculty, staff, or students.  Anyone with an active EIU Net ID can access LinkedIn Learning through the link provided from on- or off-campus.

Access LinkedIn Learning 24/7

Once you are logged on, type your search term in the search box.


Online resources

 Online resources for the DAT


Dental Admission Test

From the American Dental Association (the organization that administers the DAT exam).


Online resources for the GRE


Prepare for the GRE

From the Educational Testing Service, or ETS (the organization that administers the GRE).


Online resources for the MCAT


Taking the MCAT Exam

From the Association of American Medical Colleges (the organization that administers the ΜСΑТ exam).

Test Prep: MCAT

From Khan Academy ("offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom").


Online resources for the PCAT


Free PCAT Practice (Kaplan)

Pharmacy College Admission Test

The official PCAT website, from Pearson.


This guide has been developed from our general Exam Prep, Testing, and Careers guide.

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