Graduate School Planning

Getting Started

  • Explore whether graduate or professional school is for you.
  • Discuss the process on how to apply to graduate or professional school.
  • Review personal statements and supplemental applications questions.
  • Participate in mock interviews for graduate school.
  • Workshops throughout the year on various topics such as the GRE, Professional scholars, Personal Statements. Log into to Handshake for dates and times.
  • Kaplan Practice Test Events
  • Resource library with numerous books to assist in your research



Entrance Examinations

Most graduate schools will require a score from one of the standardized entrance examinations such as the GMAT, GRE, or MCAT. For information on these and many other tests visit the following sites:

Other Resources

  • Cal Poly Pomona Grad School: Search for grad programs by field of study or school. Includes information on financial aid and testing.
  • MBA Info: Details of over 2,500 MBA programs from 1,300 Universities, Business Schools, and Management Colleges in 126 countries worldwide
  • Offical MBA Guide Database to find vital information on MBA programs or business schools that best meet your graduate education needs, and rank programs on criteria you consider important.
  • Peterson's: Peterson's is the well-known publisher of guides to colleges, etc. Now they are taking this information online. A great resource for information on undergraduate and graduate programs, summer work, continuing education, and vocational/technical programs.
  • CollegeNET: Lets you browse institutions by various criteria including geography, tuition, and enrollment. Financial Aid and scholarship information can also be found here. A graphical browser is a must to use this site.
  • Princeton Review: Lets you search for college or graduate programs. Includes information on financial aid, testing, admissions and has a section for parents.
  • College Answer: Information on preparing, selecting, applying, financing, deciding on college and graduate schools. Named one of "Forbes Favorite Websites" by Forbes Magazine for going to college sites.
  • College Navigator: Your direct link to over 9,000 colleges and universities in the United States. If you are thinking about a large university, a small liberal arts college, a specialized college, a community college, a career or technical college or a trade school, you can find them all here.
  • Go College: Searchable guide to colleges
  • Grad School Forum: Discuss everything from admissions to dissertations in an open and comfortable environment.