Loyola University Chicago Libraries

Career & Certification Resources: Test Preparation

GMAT

The GMAT is the standardized test that is most widely accepted at Graduate Business Schools.  Not all schools require the exam; check the admissions requirements at each graduate program where you plan to apply.  Test are offered in testing centers across America. You must register for the exam, and they are issued over computers in testing facilities.  For more information on the GMAT exam, explore the GMAT website.  For resources to prepare for the exam, use the links below.

GRE

LSAT

MCAT

Need to take another test?

Sometimes graduate programs ask for an obscure or specific test for admissions.  Please contact a librarian if you need help locating materials for a test not listed on this page.  You can email cud-ref@luc.edu  to contact any librarian, or use our 24-7 chat service found here.

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Language Testing

If you are an international student, you may be required to take a language proficiency test.  There are many resources available to study language proficiency including foreign language courses, English conversation groups, and student organizations.  There are ESL (English as a Second Language) books at Cudahy Library.  You should also consider exploring resources via mobile devices like Mango Languages (available through the Chicago Public Library) and DuoLingo.  There are also proficiency testing materials available through the Test & Education Reference Center database.