Career & Counseling Center

Preparing for Grad School

A great number of careers require training beyond a bachelor's degree even for entry-level positions. The Career and Counseling Center can assist you in researching graduate schools, preparing personal statements, and scheduling graduate school admission tests. Call 707-965-7080 for more information or to schedule an appointment with a career counselor.

Information on Schools

The Career and Counseling Center facilitates recruiter visits and interviews from various graduate schools, including Loma Linda University.

www.collegeview.com - Choose "College Search," then modify criteria to locate schools that offer degrees in specific areas.

www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/college/cohome.htm - A ranking of colleges by U.S. News & World Report.

Personal Statements

A well written personal statement capitalizes on your strengths while providing an accurate self-portrait. It is strongly recommended that another person critique and proofread your statement for clarity and errors. Make an appointment with a career counselor for an expert review of your personal statement. Check out the guide for help getting started.

http://www.quintcareers.com/college_application_essay.html -This site gives free example essays for a variety of fields and three important steps for writing your own.

National Graduate School Admission Tests

PUC offers non-Sabbath testing for national tests including the GRE, LSAT, and MCAT. Visit the links below or the National Test Offered page for more information.

www.gre.org - Links to online Graduate Record Examinations registration.

www.lsac.org - Links to online Law School Admission Test registration.

www.aamc.org/mcat - Links to online Medical College Admission Test registration.