Standardized Testing Information

All Graduate and Professional School testing applications are now mostly available only online. 

Preparation for Graduate Admissions Exams

A Special Opportunity for Roanoke College students only!
In cooperation with the Kaplan Center in Blacksburg, Roanoke College offers its students the opportunity to receive grants to pay for a portion of the preparation courses for GRE, LSAT, MCAT, and GMAT exams, and upon special request, the DAT or PCAT. Application must be made with Ms. McLawhorn in the Office of Career Services. Dates for each scheduled review course are also available. WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR 2013-14, AND ESPECIALLY FOR THE EARLY FALL LSAT AND GRE PREP COURSES! For more information, call Ms. McLawhorn at (540) 375-2303, or e-mail her at

Standardized Testing Web Sites

Kaplan Online Good overview of the various parts of the GRE, LSAT, GMAT, MCAT, and others; includes testing and registration information.

The Princeton Review Includes a very good overview of the GRE, LSAT, GMAT, MCAT, and other exams. The site also includes free computerized practice exams that you can download.

Specific Test Web Sites

Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

  • GRE online ... Information about the Graduate Record Examinations program. Includes sample test question and strategies for taking the test.
  • ETS a schedule of test dates for GRE and various entrance exam

Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)

  • Law School Admission Council Online Great resource! Includes a helpful guide for registering for the LSAT, information of Law School Forums, materials on preparing for the LSAT and a directory of LSAC member schools.

Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)

  • MBA Explorer sponsored by the Graduate Management Admission Council, the site provides GMAT information and allows you to register for the test on line. Also included, are links to 200 graduate business school web sites and admission and financial aid information.

Information is available in the Career Services Office about additional preparation opportunities offered by a number of national companies, including Princeton Review and others.