Pre-Health and Test Prep Resources

Welcome to the pre-health resource hub at Rice! Use this page to find all of the links and resources you need. As you get involved, we strongly encourage you to log your pre-health experiences in our Pre-Health Professions Extracurricular Log.

Exploring Health Professions (Is a career in health care right for me?)

Explore Health Careers

Unpack, Expose, Explore

Test Prep Resources

For pre-med students, the best place to begin to understand what is required of your on the MCAT is the AAMC's "What's on the MCAT?" page.

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) | Dental Admission Test (DAT)

85+ FREE MCAT Resources

Guide to FREE Test Prep Resources for the Allied Health Professions: GRE, OAT, PCAT

JoVE FREE MCAT Prep Resource for Rice Students

Student Organizations

Rice Pre‐Medical Society (RPMS)

Rice Pre‐Dental Society (RPDS)

Find student organizations at Rice related to the health professions

Suggested Reading

Recommended Reading for Pre-Health Students (curated by Johns Hopkins University)

Off Campus Opportunities

Database of Pre-Med Research and Internship Opportunities (curated by Rochester Institute of Technology)

Medical Assistant Certification

COVID-Related Pre-Health Information

Remote ideas for Pre-Health Students

Health Professions Online Resources List

National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions Student Resources

Professional Associations

Medicine and Dentistry
AAMC - Association of American Medical Colleges ‐
AACOM - American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine ‐
ADA - American Dental Association ‐
ADEA - American Dental Education Association ‐

Application Services
TMDSAS - Texas Medical and Dental School Application Service -
AMCAS - American Medical Colleges Application Service ‐
AACOMAS - American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service ‐
AADSAS ‐ Associated American Dental Schools Application Service -

AACN ‐ American Association of Colleges of Nursing ‐

Occupational Therapy
AOTA - American Occupational Therapy Association -

ASCO - Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry ‐

AACP - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy ‐

Physical Therapy
APTA - American Physical Therapy Association ‐

Physician Assistant
AAPA ‐ American Academy of Physician Assistants ‐

Physician Scientist (MD/PhD)
APSA - American Physician Scientists Association ‐

AACPM - American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine ‐

Public Health
APHA ‐ American Public Health Association ‐

Sports Medicine
ACSM - American College of Sports Medicine ‐

Veterinary Medicine
AAVMC - Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges ‐


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