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Applying to Graduate School

Whether you are planning to pursue a graduate degree in law, medicine, social work, business, or psychology, Career Services can assist with the application and interview process. We can help you refine your interests and find a graduate program that fits your needs. Do you need a curriculum vita (CV) or a resume? We can help. You can have your personal statements reviewed by a career counselor, as well as schedule a mock interview tailored to your graduate program of choice. 

Five Steps to Writing a Great Personal Statement

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Applying:

Here are some suggested questions to consider as you evaluate your readiness to pursue additional graduate or professional school options:

How to Become a Competitive Applicant

Gaining admission to graduate school is a competitive process. It’s important that you possess the qualifications you need to be accepted. Here are few key areas to focus on: GPA; undergraduate research; experiential learning, such as internships, study abroad, or work experience; community involvement; and professional affiliations. You will also need strong letters of recommendation from faculty or research advisors – it can take years to develop a professional relationship.

Application Process

Applying to graduate school is a multi-stage process that takes a great deal of time and planning. To increase your likelihood of being accepted, you need to start at least a year in advance to identify program specific deadlines, complete admittance exams and compile your application packet which may include: transcripts, letter of recommendations, personal statements, curriculum vitae, and more.


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