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.

 

Law School Transfer Tips & Insights

If you’ve just finished your first year of law school, this is the time you might be thinking about applying to transfer law schools. The transfer application process can be confusing, and guidance isn’t always easy to find—especially because the …

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Virtual Road Trips to the Real World – Employer Site Visit over Winter Break!

Arcadia students are invited to take a virtual Road Trip to the Real World! Road Trips offer college students the opportunity to attend a virtual employer site visit between January 4 – 19, 2022. Host companies will talk about their …

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Everything You Need to Know About Employer-Paid Tuition Reimbursement

When you’re looking for a new job, there’s a piece of your potential compensation package that’s arguably more valuable in the long run than your starting salary: employer-paid tuition reimbursement.

After all, education can qualify you for promotions at this …

By Nancy Dunham - The Muse
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Should You Go to Grad School? 5 Things to Consider in the COVID Era

During times of economic weakness or uncertainty, many graduate programs see their applications swell. There are already signs that the economic strain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will drive the same kind of increased interest in graduate school.

While …

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