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For All Health Professions

Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Report of an Expert Panel. May 2011. Sponsored by the Interprofessional Education Collaborative.

Crazy Good Interviewing: How acting a little crazy can get you the job. By John Molidor. 2012. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Criminal Background Checks, Article from The Advisor  - Journal of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, special theme volume.  2006.

The Health Care Handbook: A Clear and Concise Guide to the United States Health Care System. By Elisabeth Askin and Nathan Moore.

Health Professions Admissions Guide; Strategy for Success.  2013. Publication by the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP).

Interviewing for Health Professions Schools.  2010. Publication by the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP). 

Math Destroyer. 2013. Orgoman.

Organic Chemistry Odyssey. 2010. Orgoman.

Physics Made Simple.  DePree, Christopher.  2004.  Published by Broadway Books.

Write for Success; Preparing a successful Professional School Application.  2005. Publication by the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP).

Writing About Me.  Huntington, Barbara.  2003. Published by Montezuma Publishing.

 

Medicine

Barron’s How to Prepare for the MCAT. 2006.

Barron′s Guide to Medical & Dental Schools.  12th Edition. Wischnitzer PhD, Saul and Edith Wischnitzer. 2009. Barron′s Educational Series.

Best 168 Medical Schools. 2012 Edition.  Malaika Stoll and the Staff of the Princeton Review.

Essays that will get you into Medical School. Third Edition. Dowhan, Adrienne, Chris Dowhan and Dan Kaufman.  2009. Barron′s Educational Series

Examkrackers MCAT Audio Osmosis.  2001. Published by Examkrackers.  CD

Examkrackers MCAT Complete Study Package. 7th Edition.  2006.  Published by Examkrackers. (Three Copies)

Examkrackers: 1001 Questions in MCAT Physics. Jonathan Orsay. 1999-2003. Osote Publishing.

Get Into Medical School!  A Guide for the Perplexed. Second Edition,  Kenneth Iserson.  Probably was the best single resource out there, but now 10 years out-of-date.

Get Into Medical School; A Strategic Approach. Third Edition. 2008. Lofftus, Maria. Thomas C. Taylor, and Herman Hemmati. Published by Kaplan

Getting into Medical School.  Brown, Sanford J.  2006.  Published by Barron’s Education Series.

Guide to Becoming a Physician. Sanker, Richard, et al.  2014.  Published by Kendall Hunt.

MCAT Elite: Advanced Strategies for a 45. The Princetone Review. Published 2010 by Random House, Inc.

MCAT – Foundation Review Companion Booklet.  2003.  Published by Kaplan

MCAT – Inside Scoop on Medical Admissions Workbook.  2003.  Published by Kaplan.

MCAT Advanced; Your Only Guide to a 45. 2nd. Edition. 2009. Published by Kaplan

MCAT Biology Review Notes. Published by Kaplan.

MCAT Flash Cards. Lauren Kupillas, M.D., Brian C. Drolet, M.D., Matt Giovine, M.S.. 2010. Barrons.

MCAT Flashcards.  Published by Kaplan.

MCAT General Chemistry Review Notes. Published by Kaplan.

MCAT Lesson Book. Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions.

MCAT Organic Chemistry Review Notes. Published by Kaplan.

MCAT Physics Quicksheet. Published by Kaplan.

MCAT Physics Review Notes. Published by Kaplan.

MCAT Quicksheet. Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions.

MCAT Science Sample Booklet.  2006.  Publication by the Princeton Review.

MCAT Verbal Reasoning Mastery: The Complete Reading Comprehension Review. Charles A. Chaney. 2008. Published by IvyHall Review.

MCAT Verbal Reasoning Review. Published by Kaplan.

MCAT 2015: What the Test Change Means for You Now. 2013. Published by Kaplan, Inc. 

Medical School Admission Requirements (MSAR). Association of American Medical Colleges. (online access for $15 from AAMC)

Medical School Essays that Made a Difference. 4th Edition. Staff of the Princeton Review.
Medical Students with Disabilities: A Generation of Practice. 2005. Association of American Colleges.

New MCAT 45 Advanced Prep for Advanced Students. 2007. Published by Kaplan.

New MCAT In a Box.  Flashcards.  Published by Kaplan.

New MCAT Premier Program. 2007 Edition. Published by Kaplan.
MSAR: Medical School Admission Requirements, The Most Authoritative Guide to U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools. 2012. Published by the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Planning a Life in Medicine.  Smart M.S., John, et al.  2005. Published by the Princeton Review. 

Postbaccalaureate Options for the Medical School Applicant, Article from The Advisor  -  Journal of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions.  2005.

The Medical School Interview: Winning Strategies from Admissions Faculty. Desai, Samir and Katta, Rajani. 2014. 

The Official Guide to the MCAT Exam. Association of American Medical Colleges. 2014.

The Pfizer Guide:  Medical Career Opportunities.  1991.  Published by Merrit Communications, Inc.
The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values, and Spiritual Growth. M. Scott Peck, MD. 1978. Touchstone.

Ultimate Guide to Medical Schools. Fischman, Josh and the staff of U.S. News and World Report. 3rd Edition.

 

Osteopathic Medicine - Specifically

A Brief Guide to Osteopathic Medicine: For Students, By Students. Last Updated 04/10/2012. By Patrick Wu and Jonathan Siu.

Osteopathic Medical College Information Book. American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. (all programs listed)

Osteopathic Medicine.  Article from The Advisor  - Journal of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, special theme volume.  2007. 

The DOs: Osteopathic Medicine in America. Gevitz, Norman.  2004.  Published by JHU Press.

 

Dentistry

ADEA Official Guide to Dental Schools for Students. American Dental Education Association.

Barron′s Guide to Medical & Dental Schools.  12th Edition. Wischnitzer PhD, Saul and Edith Wischnitzer. 2009. Barron′s Educational Series.

DAT, 2010-2011 Edition.  2010. Published by Kaplan Publishing.
DAT Destroyer: Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry, Biology, Quantitative Reasoning. 2012. Orgoman.

Official Guide to Dental Schools 2009. American Dental Education Association. 2009.

Opportunities for Minority Students in United States Dental Schools. 2009-2011. American Dental Education Association.

 

Pharmacy

Barron’s How to Prepare for the PCAT.  2002.

PCAT, Pharmacy College Admissions Test, 2010-2011 Edition.  2009.  Published by Kaplan Publishing.

Pharmacy School Admission Requirements. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. 2012. 

Rea′s Interactive Flashcards; Book for the PCAT Pharmacy College Admission Test. 2nd Edition. 2010. Research and Education Association.

 

Veterinary

Cracking the New GRE 2012. 2011. The Princeton Review.
New GRE Strategies, Practice, and Review. 2011. Kaplan.
Veterinary Medical School Admission Requirements. Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.

 

Nursing

Nursing School Entrance Exams; Your Complete Guide to Getting into Nursing School. 3rd. Edition. 2009. Published by Kaplan.

 

Physician Assistant and Public Health

Advancing Healthy Populations: The Pfizer Guide to Careers in Public Health. Pfizer.

Become a Physician Assistant: The Future is Bright. 2006. Published by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). DVD
Cultural Competence Education for Students in Medicine and Public Health: Report of an Export Panel. July 2012. Joint Expert Panel Convened by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Association of Schools of Public Health.

Cracking the New GRE 2012. 2011. The Princeton Review.
New GRE Strategies, Practice, and Review. 2011. Kaplan.

Outbreak at Watersedge, A Public Health Discovery Game.  2005.  University of Minnesota School of Public Health.  CD

Public Health, Article from The Advisor  - Journal of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, special theme volume.  2006.

 

Podiatric

Podiatric Medicine, Article from The Advisor. Journal of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, special theme volume. 2008. 

Podiatric Medicine: A Career That Fits Your Future. 2007. Published by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA).

 

Chiropractic

Fifteen Colleges, One Amazing Future.  2006.  Association of Chiropractic Colleges.  Interactive DVD.

Logan College of Chiropractic.  Published by Logan College of Chiropractic.  CD

Opportunities in Chiropractic Careers. Green, Bart.  2004.  Published by McGraw-Hill Companies.

Practice Analysis of Chiropractic 2010; A project report, survey analysis, and summary of the practice of chiropractic within the United States. 2010. Published by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

 

Optometry

Optometry A Career Guide: The Eyes Have IT.  Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry.

 

More Health Professions

Cracking the New GRE 2012. 2011. The Princeton Review.
New GRE Strategies, Practice, and Review. 2011. The Princeton Review.
Orthotics and Prosthetics, Article from The Advisor  - Journal of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, special theme volume.  2005.

Physical Therapy, Article from The Advisor - Journal of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, special theme volume. December 2011.

 

Narrative and Biographies
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deaadliest Pandemic in History, by John M. Barry. 2004. Penguin Books.
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures, by Anne Fadiman. 1997. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.