If you are contemplating graduate school, but are uncertain regarding that decision, the type(s) of programs you might be considering, as well as other factors that might influence that decision, or if you need assistance completing applications for graduate study, particularly with critiquing graduate study entrance essays and making decisions about references, the Office of Career Services staff is available by appointment to offer advising/counseling regarding your choices and decision making.
Identifying / Exploring Programs
If you are planning to go to graduate school, there are resources available here at IUN and on the World Wide Web to assist you in investigating programs and the application process. Some of these sources include:
- A comprehensive, six volume set, Peterson's Guides to Graduate Programs, which can be found in the reference section of the University Library.
- The Office of Career Services also has a free publication, Graduate School Guide, available for interested individuals in our office. Also, you may check the Graduate School Guide web site for up-to-date information on over 1,000 graduate and professional degree programs.
- Here is another link to an online magazine, GradSource.com, which offers articles about applying to grad school, test preparation, writing a personal statement, etc. and links to useful information about graduate school.
- Graduate School Rankings: U.S. News and World Report Graduate School Rankings
(includes general, law, medical, MBA rankings)
- Medical School and Health Careers Graduate School Information
- Association of American Medical Colleges
The Office of Career Services has application bulletins/forms/information guides for the
GRE (Graduate Record Examination), the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test), and the LSAT (Law School Admissions Test). These can be picked up any time in the Office.
These tests also encourage you to visit the following web sites: