Exam Prep Resources

Describes resources in the library and on campus to help prepare students for entrance, placement, qualifying, certification, and license exams.

Library Research Guide

Which Exam is Right For You?

Talk with your academic advisors and professors about what exams you may need to take for professional certification or licensure.  K-State's Testing Center has partnered with a number of testing delivery providers to make certification and licensure examinations accessible to students, staff, and the Manhattan workforce and its professional community. 

Subject Areas and Affiliated Exams

Below is an incomplete list of certification and/or licensure exams in specific subject areas, such as legal exams, medical exams, etc.

Legal:  Multistate Bar Examination (MBE)Multistate Essay Examination (MEE)Multistate Performance Test (MPT). Check out this Overview of Bar Examinations for more information.

Financial: Certified Public Accountant Exam (CPA); National Mortgage Loan Originator Exam (NMLS)

Medicine & Health: United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE);  National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE); National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination (NCMHCE)

Engineering: Fundamentals of Engineering exam (FE);  Principles and Practice of Engineering exam (PE)   

Architecture: Architect Registration Examination® (ARE)