Thursday, October 31, 2013

Low cost GRE/GMAT workshops; FREE practice tests!

MTSU College of Graduate Studies is providing the following:

Next Workshops Announced!

GRE Workshop - November 8-10th

MTSU's next GRE workshop has been announced, and registration will fill up fast!
As always, the workshop includes:
  • Two full-length practice tests
  • Instruction and Review on each section of the exam
  • Test-taking Strategies
  • Exam Review book
  • Expert Instructors
  • Lunch on Saturday
All at a fraction of the cost at other facilities! Register now!

For more information and for the registration flyer, please visit the website for the GRE Workshop.


GMAT Workshop - November 15-17th

This GMAT preparation includes:
Two full-length GMAT practice tests (at the beginning and conclusion of the workshop)
Instruction and review for Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency
Instruction and review for Sentence Correction and Reading Comprehension
Instruction and review for Critical Reasoning and Integrated Reasoning
Instruction and review for Analysis of an Argument
Special session on test taking strategies
GMAT Test Preparation Book
Lunch on Saturday
For more information, please visit the GMAT website.

FREE Practice Tests: 

For even more help with the GRE, GMAT and other standardized tests check out Walker Library's Learning Express Library database. This database can help you prepare for the GRE, GMAT and other standardized tests such as the PRAXIS,  LSAT, and MCAT. Browse through the categories or do a quick search by test name to find sample tests. You can also take licensing, certification, and aptitude practice tests for fields such as Nursing, Emergency Medical Services, Law Enforcement, Military, and Real Estate, to name few. You must complete a free registration to save your results. This resource is available for free to all Tennesseans through the Tennessee Electronic Library, so tell a friend! 

Learning Express is easy to find. From the library home page click on databases a-z and scroll to L for Learning Express.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Muslim Journeys Resources and Events

The Muslim Journeys Bookshelf grant was awarded to the James E. Walker Library in the Spring semester of 2013. The purpose of this grant is to present the MTSU community with resources representing diverse perspectives on the people, places, histories, beliefs, practices, and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world. 

This grant provides books, DVDs, and electronic resources to MTSU. Information and access to these resources can be found on this page:

The James E. Walker Library is also pleased to Partner with the Mideast Center to present two programs about Mulsim-American stories. Please join Walker Library and the Mideast Center in October and November for two programs highlighting the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf and what it means to be muslim in America.

October 23, 2013 - Please join us for a viewing of Prince Among Slaves, a documentary adapted from the book by Terry Alford. The book and DVD are part of the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf. Dr. Ron Messier, Professor of History, Emeritus, will introduce the film and lead a brief discussion afterwards. This event will take place at 4:30 in the Keathley University Center (KUC) auditorium.

November 14, 2013 - As part of the Distinguished Lecture Series, Dr. Moustafa Bayoumi will give a lecture entitled "How Does It Feel To Be a Problem? Arab American Life and U.S. Foreign Policy." Dr. Bayoumi is the author of the award-winning book How Does It Feel to Be a Problem? and is a professor of English at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. This event will take place at 4:30 in the Business and Aerospace Studies Building (BAS) State Farm Room.