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In addition to consulting with academic advisors and mentors in your field please call on us for assistance and information.  The graduate school admissions process requires adequate time and commitment to choose potential schools and complete application materials and personal statements.

Career Services offers a variety of informational resources and feedback on your curriculum vitae (CV), and personal statement drafts.     We can practice interviewing during our mock graduate school interviews.  Do call us for an appointment to complete one.  You can practice a graduate school interview via our web-based video mock interview program and you can email your video to Career Services and to any individual for their comments.  You will need a computer with a web cam to do so.  Contact careers@wilkes.edu for an appointment to use ours, if needed.


PETERSON'S GUIDE for GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS

This five-volume set lists and describes graduate programs for all areas of study and gives information on each school's acceptance rates, costs, assistantships, faculty research, and class composition.

General graduate school information, according to program and location, is available on Peterson's website.

Gradsource.com offers articles on planning for grad school and a search tool with more than 1000 schools by name and geographic location.


ABA-LSAC OFFICIAL GUIDE to ABA-APROVED LAW SCHOOLS

Produced by the Law School Admission Council and the American Bar Association.    

 


 FREE Mock Testing for graduate schools by KAPLAN.
The link is: http://bit.ly/WilkesU


Varsity Tutors - Free Practice Tests
Test your knowledge, improve your scores and leverage our free testing system.
Resource can be found here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/practice-tests

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Advisors/Career course faculty - For anyone who may have students who want to do a practice mock test.

Want to practice taking the GRE, LSAT, or MCAT?
KAPtest.com is offering free mock tests at our NPECareer Services Consortium school, the University of Scranton.
Interested students and alumni may find out more and register via: http://bit.ly/ScrantonFeb22

 


GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL NATIONAL TEST DATES 

 
Allied Health Professions Admission Test (AHPAT)
The AHPAT is often necessary for studying such diverse fields as art therapy, chiropractic, physical therapy, social work and speech pathology, among others. Check with the institutions to which you plan to apply for specific guidelines and requirements.

Contact:

The Psychological Corporation
1-800-622-3231

Dental Admission Test (DAT)
The Dental Admission Test is required for all candidates applying to dental schools.
Computer testing only.

Contact:

1-800-621-8099 | website

 

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
The GMAT is required for candidates who wish to apply to graduate schools of business (MBA) programs.
Computer testing only.

Contact:

GMAT Programs and Services
PO Box 6103
Princeton, NJ 08541-6600
e-mail | 800-462-8669 | 609-771-7330 | website

 
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Required by many institutions for admission to Master's or PhD programs.

Paper-based testing available at the University of Scranton and King's College.  Computer-based testing is also still available.

GRE Bulletin available on the GRE website.

Contact:

GRE Programs and Services
PO Box 6000
Princeton, NJ 08541-6000
e-mail | 609-771-7670 | website

 
Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
The LSAT is required for candidates who wish to apply to American Bar Association (ABA) approved law schools.

Contact:
215-968-1001 | website

 
 
Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a high-level, analytic ability test that requires the solution of problems stated as analogies. The MAT consists of 120 partial analogies that are to be completed in 60 minutes.

The MAT is intended to measure your ability to recognize relationships between ideas, your fluency in the English language, and your general knowledge of the humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, and social sciences. There is no foreign-language edition of the MAT. You are not permitted to use a dictionary or any other reference aid when taking the MAT.

Contact:

The Psychological Corporation
1-800-622-3231 

 
Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
The MCAT is required for all candidates who wish to apply to medical school.
 
Contact:

website

 
Optometry Admission Test (OAT)
The OAT is sponsored by the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) for applicants seeking admission to an optometry program. All schools and colleges of optometry in the United States, and the University of Waterloo, Canada require the OAT.

Contact:

website

 
Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT)
It measures general academic ability and scientific knowledge necessary for the commencement of pharmaceutical education. The PCAT is constructed specifically for colleges of pharmacy.

Contact:

The Psychological Corporation
1-800-622-3231

 
Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers (PRAXIS)
The Praxis Series is a standardized exam, given in several different forms, to provide measures of academic achievement for students entering or completing college or provisional teacher preparation programs.

Contact:

PRAXIS Programs and Services
PO Box 6051
Princeton, NJ 08541-6051
e-mail | 609-771-7395 
Visit www.ets.org/praxis for information on registration, test preparation, scores and more.

 
 
The School Leadership Series
The School Leaders Licensure Assessment and the School Superintendent Assessment are a set of performance-based assessments for the licensure and professional development of school superintendents, principals, and other school leaders.

Everything you need to register for...
  • School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA)
  • School Superintendent Assessment (SSA)

Contact:
609-771-7395 | website 
  


 

Veterinary Admission Tests (VCAT)
Students interested in attending veterinary school should check with their prospective institutions for test requirements. The VCAT is not always a prerequisite. Some schools prefer the GRE or MCAT.

Contact:

The Psychological Corporation
1-800-622-3231

 
Foreign Service Written Exam
The Foreign Service Written Exam is the first step toward a career in diplomacy. The exam measures a candidate's knowledge and understanding of a range of subjects determined by a job analysis to be important to perform the tasks required of a Foreign Service officer.

Contact:

Register Online

 
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
If English is not your native language, some graduate schools may ask you to submit scores for the TOEFL. It evaluates English proficiency and is often required by colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and those that instruct in English.

Download a bulletin, register for a test, or practice your skills on the TOEFL website.
Paper-based administrations of the TOEFL test will be offered in areas where computer-based testing is not available.

Contact:

TOEFL Order Services
Educational Testing Service
PO Box 6161
Princeton, NJ 08541-6161
609-771-7243 | fax 609-771-7385 | e-mail

 

 

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