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Category: Advanced Degrees

Applying to Grad School in the New Normal, with UVA Alumni Career Engagement (for 2015-2020 grads)

COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders have affected the job market, how we work, and the grad school application process. How will your application process look different than in years past?...
Aug 11, 2020

Decide if Graduate School is Right for You

Deciding to apply to graduate or professional school is one of the most important career decisions you can make. There are many factors to consider, and it is critical that you research your options carefully and be organized and well-prepared through the application process.


Graduate & Professional School Entrance Exams

  School Exam Full Name Links General GRE Graduate Record Exam The GRE General Test Graduate Business GMAT Graduate Management Admission Test The GMAT Exam Graduate Management Admission Council Law LSAT Law School Admission Test About the LSAT Medicine MCAT Medical College Admission Test Taking the MCAT Dentistry DAT Dental Admission Test ADA – The […]


Graduate School Programs – Info & Resources

Peterson’s Graduate Educational Center The Princeton Review GraduateGuide Chronicle of Higher Education US News Education- Grad Schools The GradCafe


Financial Aid Information

FinAid Federal Student Aid FAFSA MoneyGeek – Funding Graduate School with Scholarships MoneyGeek – Graduate School Financial Aid Scholarships & Resources for Master’s-Level LGBTQIA+ Students


Grad School: Plan and Apply

Last time we looked at factors to consider when you are deciding whether to apply to graduate school. Now that you have decided, here are your next steps! Get organized: You will need to keep track of a lot of information: application and other deadlines, GPA and entrance exam requirements and scores, personal statement prompts […]

Advanced Degrees, Audiences, Education & Learning, In Transition, New Grads, Professional Schools, Rising Professionals

Should You Go to Grad School? 4 Considerations

Returning to school for a graduate degree can be a sensible career move, as many fields require or prefer a graduate or professional degree. It might also help if you are changing careers. At the same time, graduate school is a major investment, so it is important that you spend plenty of time reflecting and […]

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