Graduate School Preparation

If you are applying to graduate school and would like guidance in completing your application, writing application essays, or preparing for the GRE or GMAT, the Learning Resource Center can help. Contact the LRC to make an appointment. For information about selecting a graduate school, visit the Academic and Career Planning Center.


GRE/GMAT Prep Workshops

Penn State students and alumni, and Behrend MBA, MMM, and MPM program applicants are invited to attend our free "Fundamentals of How to Prepare for the GRE and GMAT" workshops each semester.  These one-hour information sessions will provide guidance on now to prepare for the types of quantitative, verbal, and essay questions; where and how to take the exams; and where to find free test-prep resources.  You only need to attend one session, which will be held in Room 208 Lilley Library on the following dates during the Fall 2016 semester:

  • Tuesday, September 27th, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 20th, from Noon - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 9th, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

No pre-registration is required. Three sessions will also be scheduled during the Spring 2017 semester, so please check back in January for those dates.

Contact the LRC for further details.