Test Prep Programs

Did you Apply for Summer 2020? Our team will reach out to you via email to provide up to date information about program changes in response to COVID-19. Please check the email you provided on your application.

The test prep programs are six-week, summer test preparation experiences for NM residents preparing to take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT), Dental Admissions Test (DAT) or General Record Exam (GRE).

Challenge yourself academically while receiving encouragement and instruction from expert teachers. Meet faculty from University of New Mexico Health Sciences and gain feedback on your personal essay and mock interviews in preparation for your application to medical school. The MCAT program is held at the UNM HSC campus in Albuquerque, NM, June – July.

Get Your Best MCAT Score

Use proven methods of success to prepare for the MCAT, including:

  • Five proctored full-length exams with analyses of your performance
  • Over 50 hours of MCAT preparation instruction

Improve Your Medical School Application

Give your application a competitive edge with:

  • Application and admissions workshops
  • Financial aid workshops
  • Cultural humility trainings
  • Mental Health First Aid Certification

Practice and Prepare for Medical School Admissions Interview

To help you prepare for the social aspect of medical school admission, take advantage of mock interviews and opportunities to network with peers who share your interests. Ask questions of current medical school students during a panel discussion.

How to Apply

Apply online. The application indicates the current deadline and includes information on eligibility requirements and expectations for successfully completing the program.

Enroll in DAT and set yourself up for successful admission to dental school and a fulfilling academic experience. The six-week program is held at the UNM HSC campus in Albuquerque each summer, from the end of May through mid-July.

Score Well on the DAT

Receive more than 40 hours of interactive DAT test preparation in a group setting with competent, supportive instructors. Build your test taking skills during practice exams and get a detailed performance analysis so that you can boost your score.

Improve Your Dental School Application

Take advantage of opportunities that can make you a more competitive candidate, such as:

  • Cultural humility trainings
  • Mental Health First Aid Certification
  • Networking with your peers

How to Apply

Apply online. The application indicates the current deadline and includes information on eligibility requirements and expectations for successfully completing the program.

The GRE Program's rigorous curriculum, and academic, social and developmental support can help you gain a competitive edge. The program, designed for pre-health professions students, will help you become a competitive applicant for graduate/professional school. The program is held at UNM HSC Campus in Albuquerque each summer, from the end of May through mid-July.

Have Questions?

Please contact our team by email if you have any questions regarding Summer 2020 Programs.