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“I came in for graduate school advising last year as an undergrad. It was absolutely the best decision I could have made, and I wanted to say how grateful I am for your help while I was applying and awaiting my decisions.”
-Jade Payne, 17′
Take the time to research the universities and programs of your interest.
Below are some factors you should consider:
Most programs may require a personal statement. Consider these useful tips for writing a winning statement. For assistance with grammar and sentence structure, contact the University Writing Center.
It is recommended to begin the application process at least three semesters prior to the application deadline.
A professional reference can evaluate or discuss: academic skills, performance in your field of interest, personal characteristics, teamwork, leadership skills, and professionalism.
Provide references with ample time to write a strong reference letter. You should also provide them with materials that will help them craft a targeted letter, including a resume, information about the program and coursework, and a stamped pre-addressed envelope (if applicable).
Provides students wanting to study beyond their bachelor’s degree the opportunity to meet with representatives of graduate, law and professional schools nationally and abroad
Check out additional grad school prep workshops
Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)