Prepare for the AAMC SJT exam

Prepare for the AAMC SJT exam with free resources from the AAMC.

The AAMC SJT exam is an opportunity to showcase your pre-professionalism knowledge and potential to develop into a well-rounded doctor. The AAMC is providing multiple free resources to help you prepare for the AAMC SJT exam. We recommend that you take advantage of the advice, strategies, and preparation resources as you prepare to complete the AAMC SJT exam.

Preparation Steps

  • There are several steps you can take to prepare for the AAMC SJT exam
  • Read the AAMC SJT: Examinee Preparation Guide for preparation advice and strategies
  • Review the eight pre-professional competencies assessed on the AAMC SJT exam
  • Review the AAMC SJT Sample to learn more about the structure of exam questions
  • Complete the practice exam to familiarize yourself with the types of scenarios and items on the actual exam and use the scoring key to better understand your performance
  • Watch a tutorial for the online testing system to familiarize yourself with its features and functions. The tutorial is available when you log in to the testing system
  • Come to the test rested and focused so you can put your best foot forward

Preparation Resources

Several resources are available to help you prepare for your AAMC SJT exam:

  • The AAMC SJT: Examinee Preparation Guide offers advice and strategies to help you prepare for the AAMC SJT exam
  • The AAMC SJT Practice Exam Booklet includes an official practice exam, scoring key, and scoring key rationales to help you become familiar with the exam format, types of scenarios and items you’ll see on the actual AAMC SJT, and the process for evaluating and rating items. While this is not a full-length exam, it provides a significant number of scenarios and items written by the test developers
  • A tutorial demonstrating the features and functions of the online testing system is available when you log in. You may take the tutorial as often as you wish until you begin your exam
  • The AAMC SJT: Essentials is the official policies and procedures guide for the AAMC SJT exam

 

Contact the AAMC SJT Program

Monday- Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. ET
Closed Wednesday, 3-5 p.m. ET

AAMC SJT Accommodations

The AAMC is committed to providing all individuals with an opportunity to demonstrate their proficiency on the AAMC SJT exam. This includes ensuring access to persons with disabilities in accordance with relevant law. 

AAMC SJT Essentials

The AAMC SJT Essentials for Testing Year 2020: The official policy and procedure guide for the AAMC SJT exam.

Rescheduling the AAMC SJT exam

There are several circumstances under which the AAMC will allow you to reschedule the SJT exam after you register.