Center for Transformative Learning

Office Location:

3rd Floor, Stephenson Hall


859-985-3404 Writing Res.

859-985-3670 Faculty Dev.

859-985-3656 Internships

859-985-3656 Career Dev.

Hours Open:

M-Th:9:00 am–8:00 pm

F:9:00 am–5:00 pm

Hours Closed:

Daily:12:00 pm–1:00 pm

T:4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Th:3:00 pm–5:00 pm

Graduate School Resources


Is graduate school right for me? (Differences between graduate school and undergraduate work)

What are the different types of graduate school?

What factors should I consider when choosing a school?

When should I start preparing for graduate school? (Graduate school application timeline)

How do I get in? (Factors playing into admissions decisions, tips for the application process)

What can I expect from my admissions test?

How do I make sure I get a good letter of recommendation?

What is a curriculum vita and how do I write a good one?

What is a personal statement and how do I write a good one?

What are some tips for doing well during graduate school interviews?

I’m in! Now how do I finance my graduate school education?

Mission & Vision


The Center for Transformative Learning (CTL) inspires and empowers members of the Berea College community to grow personally, intellectually, and professionally, by connecting to one another and to resources that support deep and active learning for life.


The Center for Transformative Learning (CTL) will be the nexus for faculty, staff and students to explore innovative teaching and learning, link to high-impact educational practices, and embrace work and vocation.