Test Prep

In alignment with county, city and campus recommendations, Health Professions Advising will be working remotely by offering phone appointments and workshops via Zoom. To schedule an appointment with an advisor, visit hpadvising.ucdavis.edu. Please visit our the Upcoming Events Page for Announcement and Updates and Facebook page to learn more. If you have any questions, please email healthprofessionsadvising@ucdavis.edu.

Summer Test Prep UC Davis HPA
Summer 2020

HPA is excited to offer plenty of resources for those planning preparing for a standardized exam for health professional school. All of our events are free and open to all current UC Davis students and alumni. For Summer 2020, all of our workshops and events will be hosted online via Zoom

To view our full calendar go to our Upcoming Events page. See below for more details on our Drop-In Study Hall hours and Test Prep 101 and 102 sessions.

Go to our Standardized Exams page for more details on each exam and general preparation. For up-to-date information how COVID-19 is affecting standardized administrations, please visit our COVID-19 Standardized Test Updates page.

Online Test Prep Study Hall

Note!  The days have changed to MWF!

We will be holding drop-in appointments on Zoom for all your test prep questions including practice questions, content, strategy, and planning.  Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2 pm - 5 pm during the Summer, just head to our Zoom Study Hall and you will be placed in a waiting room and we will pull each of you, individually, into the meeting room on a first-come, first-served basis.  Each appointment will be limited to 15 minutes if there are people in the waiting room.  Let's study for those tests online together!

Note!  The link has changed for Summer 2020.

Test Prep 101

Our Test Prep 101 series includes Intro to Test Prep sessions, mock exams, and score report sessions. This series will give you a general introduction to your standardized exam (MCAT, GRE, DAT, OAT, PCAT, HESI A2, TEAS, and PACAT) and will help you get a sense of what the exams are like and how to prepare.

See below for more details.

  • Test Prep 101: Intro to Standardized Exams
  • Want to know what the test day will be like, how to register, what content is covered on the exam, popular study materials, and more? These sessions will explore all of these topics for each of the standardized exams in their own session. For Zoom links please visit our events page.
  • Mock Exams & Follow Up Sessions
  • Every quarter we plan to host a FREE Mock Exam for the MCAT, GRE, and DAT/OAT. We highly encourage all applicants to start their studying by taking a practice exam first. For dates, visit our Mock Exams page. Each Mock Exam event will have a follow up Score Report session the following Wednesday. This session will break down the meaning of your scores and how to create a study guide that fits your needs. We strongly encourage applicants to also attend the Test Prep 101: Intro to Standardized Exams session.

    Registration will be available approximately 2 weeks before the event. Follow us on Facebook and subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates on when we open registration.

Test Prep 102

Our Test Prep 102 series will go more in-depth into the material covered on the MCAT, GRE, and DAT/OAT and provide strategies to tackle the different sections and questions. These sessions are not sequential, so please join us even if you miss a session.

Click on the links below to go to their web pages.