Miller Analogies Test

  • The Miller Analogies Test is a high-level mental ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies.
  • Research by psychologists on human intelligence and reasoning has found performance on analogies to represent one of the best measures of verbal comprehension and analytical thinking.
  • Performance on the MAT is designed to reflect candidates’ analytical thinking, an ability that is critical for success in both graduate school and professional life.
  • Through analogies with content from various academic subjects, MAT scores help graduate schools identify candidates whose knowledge and abilities go beyond mere memorizing and repeating information.
  • The analytical skills measured by the MAT are key to success in graduate school and are highly valued by graduate programs.
  • For more than 50 years, the MAT has proven to be a reliable and valid test for assessing candidates for graduate school.
  • Predictive validity studies conducted by Pearson and by independent researchers have shown positive correlations between MAT scores and subsequent success in graduate programs.

Proficiency Profile

  • The Proficiency Profile test is a requirement for graduation.
  • This test assesses four core skill areas
    • critical thinking
    • reading
    • writing
    • mathematics
  • The Proficiency Profile is composed by Educational Testing Services of Princeton, NJ and is a nationally normed test.

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