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Graduate School Exams

Graduate and professional schools often require applicants to take standardized examinations. Each school/program is different and some may require multiple tests to be taken to satisfy admission requirements. Below are some links to sites that provide information about these exams that often required for programs in different areas of study.

Dental Admission Test (DAT)– The DAT is required for admission to most U.S. dental schools.

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)– The GMAT  is a standardized examination that helps business schools assess applicant qualifications for advanced study in business and management.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)– This exam is used for a wide range of graduate programs and is adminstered by the Educational Testing Service.

Law School Admission Test (LSAT)– The LSAT is required for admission to most law schools.

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)– Nearly every U.S. medical school requires applicants to submit MCAT scores that are used in the admission decision making process.