AAMC PREview™ Eligibility and Registration

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The AAMC PREview™ professional readiness exam, formerly the AAMC Situational Judgment Test, will be offered online multiple times in 2022.

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Applicants to one or more of the participating medical schools during the 2023 American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) application cycle are eligible to take the AAMC PREview exam.     

If you are undecided about whether you want to apply to any of the participating medical schools, you are strongly encouraged to sit for the AAMC PREview exam before the schools’ application deadlines.

The 2022 Testing Calendar 

The AAMC and participating medical schools are working together to evaluate the AAMC PREview exam. Information about these schools and the AMCAS 2023 cycle will be announced as soon as it is available. Applicants will be strongly encouraged or required to complete the exam on one of the 2022 exam dates. If scores are ultimately shown to enhance the schools’ holistic review process, the schools may consider them as one part of their admission decisions.

Window Test Dates Registration Opens Registration Closes Scores Released
1 June 22 & 23 Open Closed Released
2 July 14 & 15 Open Closed Released
3 August 3 & 4 Open Closed Released
4 September 14 & 15 Open Closed October 25
5 September 22 & 23 Open Closed October 25
6 October 12 & 13 Open September 28 November 10


Registration Instructions 

Step Instruction
Step 1 Before registering for the AAMC PREview exam, please verify that you have an AAMC account or create one.
Step 2

Select the “Log In To Your AAMC PREview Portal” button on the AAMC PREview professional readiness exam webpage. After you enter your AAMC credentials, you will be asked to ensure your name exactly matches the name on the ID you will present on exam day.

Once you confirm that your name is correct, the AAMC system will then direct you to the registration and scheduling system, Measure, managed by our vendor, Yardstick. Your AAMC ID, first and last name, and email address will be automatically sent to Measure, where you will be unable to update this information.
Step 3 Once in the PREview portal, navigate to the 'Products' tab where you will be able to select "AAMC Professional Readiness Exam (PREview) 2022" and be taken to the scheduling webpage. You will then select "Online Proctoring" and choose your time zone, test date, and appointment time. 
Step 4 Input your address and payment info to confirm your purchase and secure your appointment.
Step 5 Once you have scheduled your test, you will receive a confirmation email and gain access to an exam tutorial demonstrating the functions and features of the exam software. The exam tutorial will be available up until the time you begin your exam, and you can complete it as many times as you desire. 


Registration Fees

AAMC PREview 2022 testing year fees for registration activities are provided in the fee table, additional information is listed below.

Registration fees are waived for examinees that have been approved for the AAMC Fee Assistance Program.

Registration Activity Fee
Schedule $100
Reschedule $25
Cancel 50% Refund
No Show No Refund



The Schedule Fee for the AAMC PREview exam 2022 testing year includes the cost of the exam and allows test takers unlimited score sending.


You may reschedule your exam appointment, subject to deadlines associated with your scheduled exam date, by selecting the reschedule option available next to your scheduled appointment date in the AAMC PREview Portal.

  • Registration for a given test window closes approximately one month before the first test date in that window.
  • If you reschedule prior to the registration deadline associated with your current appointment, you may reschedule into the same or later window if appointments are available.
  • Deadlines for each window are outlined in the table below.
  • If you are approved for the AAMC Fee Assistance Program,

    please contact Yardstick Measure support to reschedule:

Phone: 1-855-772-8678 (available 24/7)

You may also contact support by Chat or Email.

Current Appointment Reschedule to the same or later window or by  11:59 p.m. ET Cancel by 24 Hours Before Your Appointment Time
June 22 & 23 June 1 June 21 & 22
July 14 & 15 June 16 July 13 & 14
August 3 & 4 July 12 August 2 & 3
September 14 & 15 August 24 September 13 & 14
September 22 & 23 September 1 September 21 & 22



You may cancel your exam up to 24 hours prior to your appointment. To cancel your appointment and receive your cancellation refund, please contact Yardstick Measure support:

Phone: 1-855-772-8678 (available 24/7)

You may also contact support by Chat or Email.

If you cancel your appointment and later decide you would like to take the PREview exam, you will be able to schedule a new date in a future window if appointments are available.

No Show

If you do not attend your scheduled exam and you do not reschedule of cancel by the deadline, your registration fee is non-refundable. 

The AAMC may grant an exception to the above deadlines and/or fees for extraordinary circumstances. To request an exception for any send a completed Request to Reschedule form along with supporting documentation to askpreview@aamc.org

The AAMC will consider an exception to the above deadlines and/or fees for one of the following reasons:

Reason Documentation
You are hospitalized on your scheduled exam day. Hospital records
You experience a death in your immediate family. Funeral program or death certification
You are unexpectedly called away to active military service. Official requests for deployment
You are unexpectedly called away for health care service duties related to a catastrophic event.  Official requests for service
You are called to jury duty for the date of your exam. Official requests for jury duty
You are displaced from your residence due to a natural disaster.  Proof of displacement

Exam Tutorial

Yardstick’s Measure platform provides a tutorial demonstrating the functions and features of the exam software available. The tutorial will be available to you once you successfully log in to Measure and it will be up until the time you begin your exam. You can complete it as many times as you desire. To access the exam tutorial, log in using your AAMC credentials.

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Closed Wednesday

3–5 p.m. ET

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