Graduate School

graduation-cap-goldThinking about pursuing a graduate degree?

Graduate study can be personally and professionally rewarding. If grad school is a good next step for you, planning is the key to having a productive, enjoyable, and rewarding experience. Use the resources below to help prepare yourself for graduate study.

Is Graduate School Right for Me?

Consider Your Options

Grad School: To Go or Not to Go?, NACE.
Points to consider before pursuing grad school.

Is Graduate School In Your Plans?, Excelsior College

Research Graduate Schools

The Graduate School Channel, from Peterson’s.
A wealth of resources on graduate schools.

The Distance Learning Channel, from Peterson’s.
Search for graduate level distance learning programs. Also offers tips for distance learners.
A comprehensive source of graduate school information. You can search over 48,000 program listings.

U.S.News & World Report Best Graduate Schools
2,000 graduate school rankings in a variety of career fields.

Application Process & Test Prep Information

Letters of Recommendation, Excelsior College
Advice on how to ask for letters of recommendation for your graduate school application

Grad School: Getting In, NACE.
Tips on the application process.

Test Preparation, from Peterson’s.
Valuable information on graduate school admissions examinations including GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT. For international studies, information about the TOEFL test preparation is also provided.

Information for Non-U.S. Students

Graduate School Information For Non-U.S. Students
Resources for international students wanting to learn more about graduate and professional programs offered in the United States. Many featured programs describe their specific services for International students.

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
TOEFL provides English proficiency testing services for international students planning to study in the United States, Canada, or other countries where English is used in an academic environment.

Excelsior College Graduate Programs

We offer a variety of graduate degree programs in business, health sciences, liberal arts, nursing, public service, and technology.
Read details about each program.