Career Center

Graduate School

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Planning for a Successful Transition

Are you considering graduate or professional school and navigating through the application process? The Career Center is here to assist you with the transition from undergraduate to your post-grad destination!

Meet with a Career Specialist to discuss any of the following graduate school topics:

  • 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
  • Graduate school planning workshops for your department or club

Graduate School Planning Videos

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Part 2

Additional Resources

For help with writing your personal statement, Purdue University Writing Lab has a great resource to navigate examples, advice from admissions staff, pitfalls, and more.

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:

  • Peterson's: Peterson's is the well-known publisher of guides to colleges, etc. A great resource for information on undergraduate and graduate programs, summer work, continuing education, and vocational/technical programs.
  • 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.

Career Counseling

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Schedule an Appointment

Schedule an appointment virtually or in-person to discuss graduate school planning.

Please note: The Career Center cannot assist with Academic Advising or  applying for graduation. Please meet with an Academic Advisor for these questions.