Graduate and Professional Schools Fair
October 20, 2021
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Virtual via Career Fair Plus
About the Graduate and Professional Schools Fair:
This is a great opportunity to meet graduate and professional school representatives from around the country who recruit University of Florida students and alumni interested in pursuing higher education.
The Graduate and Professional Schools Fair is hosted annually every fall and is open to UF students and alumni. For further questions, contact our Career Events staff at (352) 273-2331 or CCCCareerFairs@ufsa.ufl.edu.
For a list of participating schools, download our career fair app, Career Fair Plus from the App Store or Google Play store. Career Fair Plus provides event details such as a list of employers, an interactive map, real-time updates, and more.
A list of participants can also be found in Gator CareerLink
PREPARE FOR THE FAIR
- Casual attire is acceptable
- Download and review the Career Fair Plus app early! School may choose to do appointment-based meetings or have drop-in rooms.
- Have a digital copy of your resume to share on Career Fair Plus.
- Have your resume reviewed prior to the event. The C3 provides an Express Drop-In service (no appointment needed), weekdays between 12pm-3pm for resume reviews, mock interviews, and more
- List priority schools to visit
- Prepare questions to ask the admissions officers (admissions timelines, requirements, etc.)
- Have a platform (notepad or phone app) to jot down notes of your conversations with recruiters to use during your follow-ups
- Use resources like Gradschools.com to research graduate programs
- Research institutions and programs that interest you
- Talk to diverse programs to identify a right fit
- Review application deadlines, admissions exam(s) registration deadline and testing policies for institutions you are interested in
- Explore the program’s focus (research or applied) and your career interests
- Research graduate school costs
Info about 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)