USEFUL INFORMATION
Pre-Professional Programs at Bloomsburg University


OPTOMETRY ADMISSION
TESTING PROGRAM


Application and Preparation Materials are available.

For further information, see the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry Website http://www.opted.org/

OPTOMETRY ADMISSION TEST

Testing is now available year round.

The OAT is offered in a computerized format.  You select the date, time, and place.  You receive your scores immediately after the test.  Schools receive the score reports within two weeks.



GRADUATE RECORD EXAM (GRE)

The General Test is offered only by computer. It will be offered October-January all month, and February-June during the first three weeks of each month.


MCAT DATES

Starting with test administration in 2007, the MCAT will be offered by computer at 22 dates throughout the year.  The reporting period will be 30 days.  For further information go to the MCAT website: www.aamc.org/mcat


MCAT changes coming in 2015!



DENTAL ADMISSIONS TEST (DAT)

The Dental Admissions Test is administered on computer. Candidates may be scheduled at computerized testing centers on almost any date. Online application and forms are available at http://www.ada.org/dat.aspx  Also, application forms and additional information are available from:

Department of Testing Services
American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Avenue
6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611-2678


US ARMY SCHOLARSHIPS

The US Army has 1, 2, 3, and 4 year scholarships available for students attending any accredited Medical, Dental, Optometry, and Veterinary School. For further information contact the Co-Chairs of the Pre-Professional Committee. For further information, please contact Joseph K. Otis by telephone (570)- 823-9914 or by e-mail at mailto:joseph.otis@usaroc.army.mil

WEB SITES FOR PRE-PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS

The following are just a few of the Web sites devoted to the fields of pre-professional studies. Check them out and find others you think are valuable. Let us know about them and we will list them for others to visit.

Drs. Ardizzi and Surmacz
Co-Chairs,
Pre-Professional Advisory Committee

AspiringDocs Association of American Medical Colleges
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine American Academy of Family Physicians
American Dental Education Association American Dental Association
Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry Chiropractic Medicine
Veterinary Medical College Application Service The American Podiatric Medical Association
The American Veterinary Medical Association

 

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Last updated on August 2012.