Helpful Grad School Links

Favorite Web Sites | General Resources | Grad School Guide | Fellowships and Financial Aid | Business School | Law School | Medical School | Pre-Health Links | Specific Graduate Programs | Summer Research

Our Favorite Grad School-Related Web Sites
ETS   Includes Math Review (covers all math topics that will be tested on the quantitative section of the GRE); provides an introduction to the Analytical Writing Section (AWS), including the entire pool of possible topics for the AWS; and free access to PowerPrep, ETS's own GRE prep materials (2 full length practice tests, lots of sample questions with complete explanations, target scores, etc.)
PhDs.org   Allows you to find Ph.D. programs that match the criteria that you desire in graduate schools and includes rankings from the National Research Council (Graduate faculty assessing each other based on such factors as reputation of the faculty, quality of the curriculum in preparing scholars, and mean year-to-degree.)
Google Scholar   Enables you to search for individual faculty publications as you look for the graduate schools at which the faculty research interests overlap most fully with your own. Includes not only the scholars' own publications, but also links to the publication titles in which the scholars' works have been cited.
Petersons   Lets you search for programs by institutions name or keyword, or to sort them by location, degree program, or program title. Provides general information for most programs including application deadlines and fees, contact information, program profile and grants available.
Grad Profiles   Features information about programs of study, degree requirements, facilities, expenses, financial aid and faculty research. There custom search allows students to select schools by geographic location and academic graduate programs. A great tool to research different graduate schools.
Grad Cafe   Gives self-reported current and recent admissions results; lets you learn how other applicants are faring and join the discussion forum for your field.
Undergraduate Research Registry   Allows undergrads with research experience in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Physics/Astronomy, Mathematics/ Computer Science, Economics, Geosciences, Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology to upload their CV's into a registry searchable by graduate school representatives. Sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research.
 

General Resources

 

Search by curriculum or region  in the ocean of 12,000 graduate programs nationwide.

Graduate Guide

 

The site is a directory of searchable graduate school listings along with testing information, financial aid and graduate school news.

MyPlan

 

Provides a gossipy insider's view of schools. Read peoples reviews on schools, majors, and careers.

Top Universities   Allows you to search for top universities internationally. You can search by degree, country, state, etc. Includes lists of top schools in different fields and overall.

 

 

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Fellowships and Financial Aid

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships  
Recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in the U.S. and abroad.
New York City Teachers Fellow Program  
Do you want to pursue a career in education but didn't major in it at the undergraduate level? The New York Teacher's Fellow program can help you earn your master's degree, while helping some of the neediest children in the New York City area.
eStudentLoan.com  

Find and compare loans; read loan advice.

Financial Aid for Graduate School  

Loans and scholarship information. Special pages for Business, Law and Medical schools.

Gradschools.com  
Provides links to many of the best websites for financial aid, fellowships, and grants for funding graduate school study.
   

Business School

AllBusinessSchools  

-Search by location, degree, and subject, compare and research Business Schools, request free information from Business School, explore Business degree options and career paths.

Graduate Management Admission Council  
Learn all about the test designed especially for Business Schools

MBA.com

 

The official MBA site, offering excellent, free downloadable test prep software.

   

Law School

American Bar Association   The ABA's Preparing for Law School page provides information about skills and knowledge valuable in law school.
Hanover College Pre-Law  
This website is written by Hanover College Pre-Law commitee.
Law School Admission Council Online  

Official site of the Law School Admission Council provides  LSAT: tips and online registration, law school links and ratings, helpful tips and much more.

LawSchool.org  
Information about law school.
LSAT Resources  
This is a link to free LSAT practice problems with good answer explanations.
   

Medical School

Association of American Medical Colleges  
The official site for students applying to medical school includes the AMCAS (online application service required by neearly all med schools), and information about the MCAT.
MCAT Online Practice  

Actual MCAT questions, free access to MCAT practice test.

   

Specific Graduate Programs

Accelerated Nursing Programs   American Association of Colleges of Nursing's list of accredited accelerated nursing programs, organized by state.
AllNursingSchools  
Listing of programs alphabetically by state for graduate nursing programs. For those with Liberal Arts degree in science, search by second-degree BSN programs, accelerated BSN programs or direct-entry masters programs.
APA's Guide to Getting into Graduate School  
The American Psychological Association's guide for psychology students seeking further studies.
Master's in Education Guide  
Provides student interviews, articles, job resources, certification requirements by state as well as a directory of 3,000+ degree programs.
My Teaching Degree   An organization built a non-commercial, free resource for teachers and those looking to become a teacher or learn about continuing education. 
Graduate Psychology Departments  
The Hanover Psychology Department presents a comprehensive listing of links to Psychology Departments.
   

Summer Research

NSF: Graduate Research Opportunities  
Each summer the National Science Foundation supports a number of research experiences for graduate students--here is the complete listing.
Science.gov  
Search for llist of science internships and jobs supported by the US government
Science Undergraduate Lab Internships  
This program places students in paid internships in Science and Engineering at any of several Department of Energy facilities. Many of the participants in the program have decided on a career in science and engineering because of the nature of the experience. Students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to the laboratories' research programs.