GRADUATE SCHOOL PREPARATION

Utah Valley University has a long tradition of offering quality education at different levels and in a variety of disciplines, combining the environment of a community college with that of a four year institution offering advanced degrees.

 


How Do I Prepare For My Entrance Exams?

Use the UVU Graduate Exam Preparation Center:
The UVU Graduate Exam Preparation Center is a private room in the Career Development Center offices that provides materials and computer support designed to help you prepare for graduate school entrance examinations. This includes the opportunity to take practice tests for free!

Take a practice tests here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/practice-tests

For additional information, or to schedule the exam preparation room please contact the Career Development Center at 801-863-6364 located in LC 409.

Use books that can help you on whichever test you need to take (e.g. LSAT, GMAT, GRE, MCAT):
http://www.allaboutgradschool.com
http://www.examfocus.com/
http://www.graduateguide.com/
http://www.testprepreview.com (GMAT practice tests at no charge)
http://www.testdatescentral.com
http://www.testclub.net/lsat/

Get additional help from outside Test Prep Agencies:
Some of these agencies provide free seminars and practice tests as well as other test preparation services that are provided for an additional fee. One example is Kaplan Services, which can be contacted at (801) 375-9955.

Through UVU Community and Continuing Education you can access a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the internet. All of the courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. The online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Ready to explore their catalog? Go to www.ed2go.com/uvu.edu

 

Graduate Photo

Graduate School Fair

2014 Graduate School Fair

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Grande Ballroom, Utah Valley University
2013 List of Attendees

Students, Get Ready by Attending a Graduate School Fair

The Graduate School Fair features representatives from general graduate studies offices, specific graduate programs, and professional health schools (medical, dental, osteopathic, PA, PT, OT, chiropractic, optometry, pharmacy, dental hygiene).

  • Get a running start on your career by becoming an "employable quality graduate."
  • Make contacts to broaden your horizons after graduation.
  • Campus representatives from a strong and diverse group of more than 80 programs with graduate, business, and health professions programs.
  • An opportunity to discuss admission and degree requirements with representatives.
  • A chance to talk informally with admissions representatives about their specific institutions and about the benefits of graduate and/or professional study in general.

 


Which School Is Right For Me?

The following links are very good sources for finding information on U.S. graduate schools, tests required for admission, data on specific tests, graduate schools in Utah, and the latest rankings of graduate schools.

The most comprehensive online resource of graduate school information:
http://www.gradschools.com

http://www.allaboutgradschool.com
http://www.graduateguide.com
http://www.findthebest.com/category/Education

Utah graduate schools:
http://www.graduateguide.com (enter Utah in the search by state alternative)

Most recent rankings of graduate schools:
http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools

Online MSW Programs: http://www.onlinemswprograms.com/

Publications:
A semi-annual publication "Grad Source" also contains helpful information for students considering graduate study. Free copies are available at our office.

 


Office of Graduate Studies