Deciding to continue your education beyond your bachelor's degree is a big commitment and should be given much thought and consideration.
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.
Graduate School Application Assistance
Visit the Print Resources section of the Career Services website for helpful resources for preparing for graduate school, graduate school application timelines, and assistance with writing Personal Statements.
You are welcome to stop by Career Services in the Warde Academic Center, room L-208, to browse publications regarding graduate school. Here are some online materials that you might find useful.
Graduate School General Information and Program Search
Graduate School Admission Test Registration and Prep
Students preparing for graduate or professional school may also take advantage of these resources located in the department:
- Graduate school application guides
- Graduate school program information catalogs
- Registration bulletins for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT examinations
Additional Helpful Hints
- Starting with your initial graduate programs investigation right on down to making the final decision, it is imperative that you stayed organized. Keep all information you have gathered on different programs together in one spot.
- As you review the information already gathered, make a list of questions you have specific to each program. Feel free to contact graduate programs once you compile your list of questions
- Start gathering your letters of recommendations early and allow your references plenty of time to write those letters
- Take your time writing any admission essays. Make sure that you have others proofread anything that is written for admission review
- Apply to an adequate and feasible number of programs (approximately six). Realize that some programs are very competitive and you may not be admitted. It is better to admitted to more than one program so that you have some choices