Online Resources

On-campus Resources

The following resources and support services are available able through the Career Resource Center.

  • GRE, LSAT, MAT, GMAT Study Guides
  • GRE Study Group Registration
  • Additional resources on financing graduate school, composing entrance essays, etc.

Useful Graduate School Info Sites

  • Kaplan Graduate Information on GRE’s along with a graduate program search
  • Grad school search, advice, financial aid information, and applications
  • Information on Financial aid resources, and test preparation resources
  • Texas A&M Job Board Graduate assistantships and fellowships

Graduate School Considerations:

  • Why do I want to go?
  • Do I need a graduate or professional school degree to gain credentials for my chosen field?
  • Do I really love my chosen field and want to learn more?
  • What do I want to accomplish in my lifetime?
  • What are my long and short term professional goals? Is graduate school necessary for me to achieve these goals?
  • Do I have the skills and interest to succeed in a graduate program?
  • Am I willing to meet the extensive demands of another academic program?
  • Would other educational routes suit my goals better?

Tips that may help you:

  • Start early! Begin searching for a school about 18 months in advance.
  • Most graduate and professional schools require some form of entrance examination (GRE, LSAT, MCAT, etc.).
  • You will need letters of recommendation from professors or work supervisors.
  • Many graduate and professional programs accept applications year-round, whereas others have very specific deadlines.
  • You may have to have a personal interview before you are admitted to a program.
  • Many financial aid application deadlines are in January.
  • Many programs are available to help finance graduate degrees, ask about assistantship opportunities.
  • Consult faculty, alumni, or professionals in your field who are in your field of interest.
  • Use the online graduate school databases to do searches for programs that interest you.
  • Contact faculty at your schools of interest. Work with the Career Resource Center staff or college faculty to ensure the highest level of professionalism.