Career Development Center
Thinking About Graduate School?
Considering going back to school and earning that advanced degree? The decision to further your education is a very important one that requires both financial and personal commitments.
No graduate student is the same. Individuals decide to enter graduate school for many reasons. These reasons vary from wanting to increase income, expanding professional responsibilities, or changing careers. Others are simply curious about new knowledge and exploring a field of study that is both fascinating and challenging.
Whatever your current situation, ask yourself. Do my career goals demand further education? Will earning an advanced degree open new career opportunities for me? What will another degree cost me in tuition, temporary loss of income, and loss of time with family, friends and hobbies? For assistance in finding answers to these questions and for more information about graduate school, visit the links below. To schedule an appointment for more personalized assistance, call 665-6262 to meet with a career counselor. For more information about University of Montevallo Graduate School click here.
Graduate School Test Information (Return to Top)
GRE Information www.ets.org/gre
Most general graduate schools require the General Test and many require the Subject Test.
Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 6000, Princeton, NJ 08541-6000
GMAT Information www.mba.com/the-gmat.aspx
The GMAT is required for most students seeking an MBA degree from a graduate school of management.
TEST DATES: The GMAT is now administered on computer only. It is offered throughout the year at hundreds of sites.
Contact: Graduate Management Admission Council, Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 6103, Princeton, NJ 08541-6103. Phone: 609-771-7330. FAX: 609-883-4349.
LSAT Information www.lsac.org/JD/LSAT/about-the-LSAT.asp
The Law School Admission Test is a standardized test required for admission to all 194 LSAC-member law schools.
Contact: Law School Admission Council, Box 2000, Newtown, PA 18940-0998.
Miller Analogies Test www.milleranalogies.com
The MAT is a mental ability test that requires the solution of a series of problems stated in the form of analogies.
Contact: The Psychological Corporation, Harcourt Assessment, Miller Analogies Test, Customer Relations, 19500 Bulverde Road, San Antonia, Texas 78259. (800) 622-3231 or (210) 339-8710. Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 5:00 pm Central Time. Fax (888) 211-8276.
Local MAT Test Sites
Birmingham-Southern College 205-226-4846
Local Testing Services
Graduate School Test Prep (Return to Top)