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Graduate School

If you are considering graduate school either immediately after graduation or in the future, you will need to have a plan of action. Since attending a graduate program will cost you large amounts of time, money and effort, it is important that you have as much information as possible while you are making this important decision.

Application Assistance

For more information about applying for graduate school, please refer to the Academic and Career Resource Guide. You may also schedule an appointment with an Academic and Career Resource Advisor through Handshake.

Graduate School Resources

Here are some online materials that you might find useful:

Additional Helpful Hints

  • Start researching schools as early as possible
  • File for FAFSA and consider any assistantships or fellowships
  • Stay organized and keep the information you gather in one spot
  • Create a list of questions you might have for each program
  • Contact the programs with any questions you might have
  • Request letters of recommendation as early as possible
  • Proofread your admission essay and have it reviewed
  • Apply to an adequate number of programs (approximately 6)