GRADUATE SCHOOL: GETTING STARTED
General Information about Graduate School
Offers search engine for graduate programs by school or by area of study. A great place to start to look for programs.
Offers general informatoin about the process of applying to graduate school, taking visitors through the selection process of the program, applying, interviewing, and, perhaps most usefully, methods of maximizing your financial aid offer.
- Thomson and Peterson's Guide to Graduate Schools
Offers search engine for graduate programs of all types, advice on writing application essays, test prep, and financial aid information.
- Why Go to Graduate School? (U of Washington Department of English)
A discussion of the professional and scholarly reasons to go, along with how to investigate if graduate school in English is for you.
- On-line Scholarship, Internship, and Fellowship Directory
Sponsored by Congresswoman Roybal-Allard, this site offers lots of financial aid options for both graduate and undergraduate students. Includes special aid offers for specific types of programs.
This site offers information on scholarships and loans, planning your financial future while continuing your education, expense calculators, and a FAQ section on paying for an education.
- Fullbright Program
One of the more competitive graduate-level scholarship programs, this prestigious award helps students who wish to pursue graduate study abroad.
- Rhodes Scholarship Program
One of the oldest international studies scholarships, this Oxford University program is a highly competitive scholarship for those interested in continuing their undergraduate work in their field by studying abroad.
- ETS Home Page
Provides information on GRE, GMAT, GMAT, and PRAXIS tests. Discusses both in-person and computer-based test options. Gives registration dates and locations. Allows on-line registration for tests and offers practice tests.
- GRE Home Page
This is the standard test for most graduate schools. Be aware that many programs expect a subject test in addition to the standard math and verbal battery.
- PRAXIS Home Page
The standard education test for teaching certification.
- LSAT Home Page
The standardized test for law school admissions.
- GMAT Home Page
The graduate school admissions test for Business Management programs.
- MCAT Home Page
The medical school test required by virtually all medical programs.
Liberal Arts Programs
- MBA Programs
Search for MBA programs specializing in specific fields.
Page Created by Dr. Harold William Halbert with assistance from Dr. Charlie McCormick and Dawn Francis of the English and Communication Department at Cabrini College.
Last Update: Aug. 13, 2006