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Considering Graduate School

Comparing Programs: Things to consider

  • Curriculum
  • Internships or Practical/Clinical Experiences
  • Faculty
  • Facilities
  • Student demographics within department and school
  • Location
  • Employment of Alumni

Completing the Application Package

Most graduate and professional schools require the following items from applicants:

  1. Personal Statement
  2. Transcripts
  3. Standardized Tests
  4. Letters of Recommendation
*Some schools require interviews as well
*Depending upon the type of program, you may also be asked to submit work samples or a portfolio, or to perform an audition.
 

Websites for Graduate School Information

Grad School Tips
www.gradschooltips.com
owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/642/01

Sites with general Information and searches
petersons.com
www.gradschools.com
www.gradview.com
grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/grad     
www.graduateguide.com
princetonreview.com/graduate-school.aspx
www.fastweb.com

For more information and an applying to graduate school time line use our Applying to Graduate School tip sheet