Graduate School Getting Started

With more than 2,000 graduate programs in the U.S., and hundreds more internationally, there are many options to choose from. The resources below will help guide you in the process of researching programs, preparing your application, writing a personal statement and hitting send. Now that you have determined that an advanced degree is right for you, your next steps are:

Identity In Grad School

Check out helpful resources that will provide insight and advice about best practices and strategies for success as an underrepresented student pursuing a graduate degree.

Graduate School Essays & Written Materials

The two essays most commonly associated with graduate school applications are the statement of purpose and the personal statement. 

International Graduate School

Learn more about finding and apply to international programs. 

Graduate School Interviews

Prepare for a graduate school interview. 

Frequently Asked Questions

You have questions, we have answers to the most frequently asked questions about graduate school.