The computerized Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) will be given on various dates in January, as well as April through September. Registration information and test dates are posted on the website for the Association of American Medical Colleges. Registration is online.
Be sure to submit your application for the MCAT well before the registration due date, as there is a substantial fee for late registration. Registering early also increases the probability that you will get your first-choice test site. If you plan to apply for the Fee Assistance Program (FAP), we suggest you access the above website and closely examine the instructions and deadlines.
Important Note: The AAMC gives an excellent ovierview of the MCAT. As you will see in the beginning of Spring 2015, The MCAT will cover additional topics (Biochemistry, Statistics, Sociology, Psychology) not previously covered in earlier versions of the exam. We therefore recomment that you take an elective in Biochemistry and Statistics. In addition, The BC Psychology and Sociology Departments offer courses that can help you prepare for this exam.
To register for the DAT, visit the American Dental Association.There you will find explicit instructions for registering either on-line or by submitting a paper application. The DAT is administered by Thomson Prometric. Testing locations can be found at Prometic Inc.
Veterinary schools vary in terms of their standardized test requirements, but most require the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). In the past, some schools required (or accepted) the MCAT. Information regarding the standardized test requirements for the various schools is available on the website Association of American Veterinary Medicine College .