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Graduate & Professional Schools Fair

There are more than 150 options after undergrad, and you can learn about them all on October 15! If you are thinking about continuing your education, attend the On-Campus or Virtual Graduate & Professional Schools Fair. This is an incredible opportunity to meet reps from programs from around the country.

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:
Things to Consider:

  • Research programs that interest you (website, geographic location & degree programs)
  • Use resources like 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

Admissions Exams:

    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:

  • 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)

Event Checklist:

  • 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.


We're here to help. If you have GAP Day-related questions, contact us at or (352) 273-2331.

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