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Graduate and professional school fairs | prep events

Who: VT students are invited to these on- and off-campus events
When: Fairs typically held in fall semester prior to application deadlines. Prep events in fall and spring.
Not just for seniors! Undergraduates should not wait until senior year to begin exploring graduate and professional schools and learning admission requirements.

Prep events | Fairs


Fall 2014 prep events:
Day Date Event Location Time
Tues. Oct. 7 Prep for Grad School:
Grad School 101
Squires MC Rm 140 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Wed. Oct. 8 Prep for Grad School:
Grad School 101
Derring 3083 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Sat. Oct. 25 Prep for Grad School:
Grad & Professional School Entrance Exam Test Drive
Free practice tests: GRE, LSAT, GMAT MCAT (2014 or 2015), PCAT, DAT, OAT, etc.
provided when you register. 10:00 am [end time depends on exam you take]
Mon. Oct. 27 Prep for Grad School:
GRE Verbal Boot Camp
Squires MC Rm 140 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Tues. Oct. 28 Prep for Grad School:
GRE Verbal Boot Camp
Derring 1076 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Wed. Oct. 29 Prep for Grad School:
GRE Math Boot Camp
Squires MC Rm 140 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Thur. Oct. 30 Prep for Grad School:
GRE Math Boot Camp
Derring 1084 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Mon. Nov. 3 Prep for Grad School:
Personal Statement Writing
Derring 3083 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Thur. Nov. 6 Prep for Grad School:
Personal Statement Writing
Squires MC Rm 140 5:00 - 6:00 pm


Graduate and Professional School Fairs
Virginia Tech sponsored or 
                                    affiliated event
What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Purpose:

Graduate & Professional School Fair at Virginia Tech
Mon. Sep. 22, 2014
4:30 - 7:00 pm
Squires Student Center

Graduate Student Assembly of Virginia Tech

All students and non-students in the region are welcome to meet with graduate and professional school representatives.

What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Purpose:

Seminary & Theological Grad School Virtual Fair
Wed. Sep. 17, 2014
10am-5pm Eastern time

CareerEco Virtual Events
(770) 980-0088

Free to students to chat with representatives of 50 Seminary & Theological Graduate Schools across U.S. and Canada Grad Fairs

2014 Idealist Grad Fairs

Sep 22: New York
Sep 23: Philadelphia
Sep 29: Boston
Oct 14: Phoenix
Oct 15: Houston
Oct 20: Miami
Oct 22: Minneapolis
Oct 23: Chicago
Oct 27: Columbus
Oct 28: Washington, DC
Oct 29: Baltimore
Nov 3: Seattle
Nov 4: Portland
Nov 6: San Francisco
Nov 10: Los Angeles
Nov 12: San Diego

Sponsor: includes jobs, volunteer opportunties, internships, events, and much more related to careers for the greater good.

Connect prospective students with graduate schools in fields of public administration, international affairs, education, public policy, public interest law, social work, nonprofit management, global and public health, theology, environmental science, and socially responsible business.

Fairs are free and open to anyone interested in learning about grad school.

Big 10+ Graduate School Exposition
Sep. 21-22, 2014
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
(travel scholarships available)

Purdue University

Open to students interested in fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, & related disciplines. Focus on master's and Ph.D. programs (professional degrees such as DVM, PharmD, JD, MD are not represented)

Professional & Graduate School Fair at UVa
Wed. Sep. 24, 2014
Noon - 4:00 pm
UVa, Newcomb Hall, Charlottesville, VA

University Career Services, University of Virginia
contact link on event site

VT students invited and welcomed to attend. Meet representatives of attending graduate and professional schools.

William & Mary Graduate & Professional School Day
TBA for 2014
Thur. Sep. 26, 2013
12:30 - 4:00 pm
William & Mary, Sadler Center

William & Mary
College of William & Mary Career Center
contact on event site
(757) 221-3236

VT students invited. Speak directly with admissions reps from over 100 programs across the country.


Planning for grad or professional school

Researching schools & programs | applying | entrance exams

Should you go?
Five Qs to ask yourself.

Grad / prof school fairs / prep events

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Health Professions Advising Planning for graduate education for all health professions.

Career Services advising
For help on your decision-making and reviewing personal statements.



Career Services does not own or maintain the websites for the grad and professional school fairs and we are not always notified if event details change. We provide links as a service to Virginia Tech students.

For complete information:

See each event website, and contact the event sponsor if you have additional questions.