Preparing for a standardized or graduate school admissions test?

The SMART Learning Commons Standardized Test Preparation Resource Center offers materials to help you get ready. Use of our resources is free for currently enrolled University of Minnesota students.


Standardized test preparation materials can be found at the reserve desk in the basement of Walter Library.


The center is open during Walter Library building hours.

Using Resources

Materials are available for 3-hour loan on a first-come-first-served basis. Please remember to bring your U-Card. Materials may not be taken out of Walter Library.

Materials Available

Test   Title Published
LSAT   The Official LSAT SuperPrep: The Champion of LSAT Prep  
LSAT   10 Actual, Official LSAT PrepTests Volume V: PrepTests 62 through 71  
LSAT   Next Actual Office Prep Tests  
LSAT   10 New Actual, Official LSAT PrepTests with Comparative Reading: (PrepTests 52-61)  
LSAT   PowerScore Logic Games Bible  
LSAT   PowerScore Logical Reasoning Bible  
LSAT   PowerScore Reading Comprehension Bible  
LSAT   Kaplan Strategies Practice Review Tests  
GMAT   GMAT 2016 Official Guide Bundle 1st Edition  
GMAT   Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review 2016  
GMAT   Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review 2016  
GMAT   Official Guide for GMAT Review 2016  
GMAT   Kaplan GMAT 800: Advanced Prep for Advanced Students  
GMAT   The PowerScore GMAT Critical Reasoning Bible  
GMAT   The PowerScore GMAT Sentence Correction Bible  
GMAT   GMAT Sentence Correction (Manhattan Prep GMAT Strategy Guides)  
GMAT   GMAT Advanced Quant (Manhattan Prep GMAT Strategy Guides)  
MCAT   The Official Guide to the MCAT Exam (MCAT2015)  
MCAT   Kaplan MCAT Complete 7-Book Subject Review: Book + Online  
DAT   Kaplan DAT 2015 Strategies, Practice, and Review with 2 Practice Tests: Book + Online  
DAT   McGraw-Hill's DAT with CD-ROM  
GRE   GRE® Premier 2016 with 6 Practice Tests: Book + Online + DVD + Mobile  
GRE   Manhattan Prep GRE Set of 8 Strategy Guides  
NCLEX   Kaplan NCLEX-RN 2015-2016 Strategies, Practice, and Review with Practice Test  
NCLEX   Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX Examination  

Supplemental Software

Many of these prep materials come with online supplemental material; if it requires login, it will not be available through the Test Preparation Resource Center.




SMART Locations

Walter Library
Room 204 (2nd floor)
Phone: 612-624-1584

Wilson Library
1st Floor
Phone: 612-626-8262

Magrath Library
Room 75
(just outside library gates)
Phone: 612-624-2125

Note: Media Help available only in Walter and Wilson


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