Advance Your Education

"Which degree is right for me?" For those who desire to continue their studies in graduate or professional school, use 澳门金沙线上赌博官网’s career services to help prepare your application checklist, search application resources, and understand program rankings.


Graduate schools award master’s degrees and Ph.D.s in a wide variety of programs of study.

Professional School

Professional schools award degrees required for specific careers such as law, 医学, 兽医, 验光, 和牙科.

Career Advisers are here to...
  • Assist students with program interview prep
  • Help develop search and application plans and timelines
  • Review professional materials
  • Review personal asks for letters of recommendation

Contact a Career Adviser


Graduate and Professional School Application Checklist


研究 and Deadliness

  • 检查截止日期, noting early admissions typically occur between November and January.
  • 研究项目 through conversations with program faculty and alumni, and your career adviser.
  • Participate in the Graduate and Professional School Fair 在澳门金沙线上赌博官网.


Registration and Interviews

  • Register for the necessary 入学考试 对于你的程序. 参加GRE考试考试, MCA, CMAT, or 考试 during the summer before your senior year, and take practice exams in the semesters prior to that.
  • Schedule an interview to participate in Professional Practice Interview Days.
  • Finalize the number of schools to which you will apply and schedule a visit to your top 2-3 choices.


Complete Your Applications

  • Prepare your personal statement, resume, and other application materials to be reviewed by a career adviser and faculty member 6-8 weeks prior to application deadlines.
  • Request letters of reference 4-6 weeks prior to application deadlines.
  • Investigate the possibility of financial assistance in the form of fellowships, assistantships, scholarships, and loans.


职业服务 provides assistance in preparation for graduate and professional school exams,包括:

  • DAT
    Everything there is to know about the American Dental Association and the Dental 招生 Test is available online at the ADA website
  • GRE考试
    访问 the ETS website to learn more and pick up a registration booklet from the 职业服务 office.
  • GMAT考试
    This exam is required  for admission into most business degree programs. Print resources are available in the 职业服务 Resource Area, and 数字资源 are available online.
  • 考试
    Find out all the information you need about the 考试 test and the Law School 招生 Council online, or learn more about 澳门金沙线上赌博官网’s 法律系的 Advising Program.
  • 称MCAT
    Medical school admissions test information is available through 澳门金沙线上赌博官网's Department of 生物学. Students interested in medical fields can be assisted in the application process by the faculty members of the 卫生事业 咨询委员会.
  • PCAT
    Learn about different Pharmacy schools as well as information about how to register and review for the Pharmacy College 招生 Test.

Application Resources

卡普兰 prepares students for 入学考试 to graduate school.  卡普兰 Test Prep and 招生 also offers private tutoring and one-on-one admissions guidance.

The Princeton Review
Find test prep courses, news articles, contests, scholarship/grant links, and graduate school search.

Next Step Test Prep
Delivers person-to-person or online tutoring for graduate testing

How to Improve Your Study Skills and Get the Most Out of Your Educational Experience

Writing Personal Statements
Resource for premedical advising and writing personal statements