Graduate & Professional School

Graduate School Overview

Planning ahead is essential to the graduate school application process. Begin the summer before your senior year of college or at least a year before you plan to attend graduate school. Our timetable can be used as a guide for the steps you need to take. No generalized chart provides the specifics you will need to meet your personal timeline. As you refine your own timeline, carefully examine each application for deadlines as they may vary significantly. Keep your timeline updated and be sure to follow it. Below are additional resources to help you in your application process.

Graduate School Essays and Personal Statements

Meet with a Career Educator to identify resources for helping you craft the perfect essay or personal statement to include in your graduate school applications. Sign up for a meeting through Handshake.

 

21 Masters Programs in Museum Studies

A master’s degree is a course of study that allows students to take their education in a given field to a level above that which is possible in college. Students interested in pursuing higher education to build successful careers often …

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Kiersten Borkert Career Counselor
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How to Pay for Grad School: 5 Strategies for Students

When paying for grad school, take advantage of money you don’t have to repay before turning to loans.

Ryan Lane

Feb 24, 2022

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Kiersten Borkert Career Counselor
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4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Writing Your PA School Personal Statement

Elizabeth Provanzana is a licensed physician assistant with a multi-specialty background. Having earned a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Master of Physician Assistant Sciences from St. Francis University, she has 13 years of experience in clinical medicine in areas …

By Maeghan Myers
Maeghan Myers Graduate Student Assistant
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Do’s and Don’ts of Writing a Personal Statement

Writing a personal statement for graduate school applications can feel like a daunting task for many student looking to continue their education. To start with – what even are personal statements? The goal of a personal statement is to demonstrate …

By Maeghan Myers
Maeghan Myers Graduate Student Assistant
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