The Graduate & Professional Schools Fair will be held on-campus October 15, 2015 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom and online on the same date.
Explore grad school options such as medical, law, business, education and more at either the on-campus or virtual fair. You will be able to connect with admissions representatives from a diverse group of programs from around the country.
For more information about the virtual fair, connect here.
You only need a few minutes to prepare for GAP Day. Here are a few things you'll want to keep in mind:
- Research programs that interest you (website, geographic location & degree programs)
- Use resources like GradSchools.com to look for graduate programs
- Research specific institutes have your program(s) of interest
- Review application deadlines, admissions exam(s) registration deadline and testing policies at individual institutions
- Consider the geographic location of the program you are interested in
- Explore the program's focus (research or applied) and your career interests
- Consider graduate school costs
- General Programs – Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)
- Law School – Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)
- Medical School - Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)
- Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Programs – Graduate Management Admissions Text (GMAT)
- Pharmacy School - Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT)
Depending on the field of study you choose to enter, each program may require a different admissions exam with a different minimum score. Be sure to carefully research the required exams and minimum score for your desired program and institution. Here is a list of some of common examinations:
- Gator 1 Card or Gator 1 ID Number for admission in to the event
- Professional attire is encouraged, but not required for this event
- Many copies of your resume (updated & proofread)
- Notepad and pen to jot down notes of your conversations with admissions officers to use during your follow-ups
- List of priority schools to visit
- List of questions to ask the admissions officers (admissions timelines, requirements, and other items not answered on their website)
- Keep an open mind and talk to many different programs, you never know which is your right fit.