Books and Resources

The following books and resources are available for your use in the PRISM office (05.61.00). Stop by during open office hours to browse or use them in your planning.

Admissions Prep Books

 Write for Success: Preparing a Successful Professional School Application, 3rd Ed. NAAHP

Interviewing for Health Professions Schools, 6th Ed. NAAHP

The Official Guide to the GRE, 1st, 2nd Ed. Educational Testing Service (2012) *Includes CD-ROM

The Official Guide to the MCAT Exam, 1, 2, 3rd Ed. AAMC (2013)

MCAT Complete Study Package, 7th Ed. Exam Krackers (2007)

GRE-GMAT Math Review, 3rd Ed. ARCO (1991)

MCAT Practice Test 7,  AAMC (2004) * Includes solutions book

MCAT Premier Program, 1st Ed., Kaplan (2008)

MCAT Verbal Reasoning Mastery, 1st Ed. IvyHall Review (2009)

Problem Solving & Comprehension, 6th Ed. LEA Publishers (1999)

Beyond Problem Solving and Comprehension: An Exploration of Quantitative Reasoning,  1st Ed. LEA Publishers (1984)

Algebra Success in 20 Minutes a Day, 1st Ed. Learning Express (2000)

Geometry Success in 20 Minutes a Day, 1st Ed. Learning Express (2000)


Grad School/Med School Guides

2014 Medical School Admission Requirements (MSAR), AAMC On-line

2014 The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions, AAMC (2014)

Graduate Programs: An Overview, 47th Ed. Peterson’s Publishing (2013)

Graduate Programs in the Biological/Biomedical Sciences & Health Related Professions, 47th Ed. Peterson’s Publishing (2013)

Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Science, the Environment & Natural Resources, 47th Ed. Peterson’s Publishing (2013)

Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences, 47th Ed. Peterson’s Publishing (2013)

Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work, 47th Ed. Peterson’s Publishing (2013)




Campbell et al. Biology, 8th Ed. Pearson-Benjamin Cumming Publishers, (2008)

Sadava et al. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th Ed. Sinauer Associates, (2011)

Hillis, et al. Principles of Life, 1st Ed. Sinauer Associates (2012)

Cunningham, J. Human Biology, 2nd Ed. Harper & Row (1989)

Tizard, I. Immunology: an Introduction, 3rd Ed. Sounders HBJ (1992)

Saunders, J. Developmental Biology: Patterns, Problems, Principles, 1st Ed. McMillan (1982)

Hartl, et al. Principles of Population Genetics, 3rd Ed. Sinauer Associates (1997)

Tamarin, R. Principles of Genetics, 2nd Ed. PWS Publishing (1986)



Joesten, et al. World of Chemistry, 2nd Ed. Saunders College Publishers (1996)

Solomon, et al. Organic Chemistry, 8th Ed. Wiley Publishers (2004)



Aufmann, et al. Algebra for College Students, 1st Ed. Houghton Mifflin Company (1994)

Zar, J. Biostatistical Analysis, 4th Ed. Prentice Hall (1999)

Rosner, B. Fundamentals of Biostatistics, 5th Ed. Duxbury (2000)

Aitken, C. Statistics and the Evaluation of Evidence for Forensic Students, 1st Ed. Wiley (1997)

Pagano, et al. Principles of Biostatistics, 2nd Ed. Duxbury (2000)

Weisburd, D. Statistics in Criminal Justice, 1st Ed. Wadsworth Publishing (1998)

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