If you're set on going to optometry school, you'll have to conquer the OAT first. Here's a brief overview of the test.
OAT Quick Facts
|Duration||4 hours, 45 minutes, Including Breaks|
|Sections||Sciences, Reading, Physics, and Quantitative|
What is the OAT and why is it important?
The Optometry Admission Testing Program (OAT ™ ) is required for anyone applying for admission to schools and colleges of optometry.
What specifically does the OAT test?
The OAT has four tests, covering four different areas: Survey of the Natural Sciences, Reading Comprehension, Physics, and Quantitative Reasoning. See more information about each section. .
How is the OAT scored?
The OAT provides scaled scores between 200–400. The average score is 300.
How do I register?
The best way to register is to go online to www.opted.org . It costs $213 to register.
How can I prepare?
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