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Helpful Grad School Links

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.