Graduate School Application

Thinking about Graduate School?

Applying for graduate school can be a daunting task, but with the right preparation and guidance, it can also be a rewarding experience. Check out the following tips to better prepare yourself when applying to graduate school!

Grad School Application Simplified

Is Grad School Right For You?

Before you start preparing for graduate school application, you want to figure out if going to a graduate school is the right thing for you. Take the time to reflect on yourself and determine what types of program will be the best for you.

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Follow the Timeline to Prepare

The graduate school application process can be lengthy, so it is important to start early and stay organized. Get to know a general timeline and keep yourself on track so that you are not rushed.

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Prepare Your Application Materials

Most graduate school applications require the following materials: transcripts, standardized test scores, letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and a resume or CV. 

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Other Resources


A graduate school application forum to learn about admission results to more than 120 graduate schools.

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Fellowship Opportunities

Search fellowship opportunities to sponsor your graduate study.

Writers Workshop

Proofread your application essays with the help from Writers Workshop.

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