Graduate school requires a huge investment of time and money which means you want to be sure you are making informed decisions before you apply to graduate school. You may first want to determine if graduate school is in-fact right for you, then you may want to ensure that you are choosing a field of study that suits your personality, and your academic and professional goals. Next you can determine how you want to study (online or on campus) and where you want to study (geographic location). Once you have all of that information straightened out you can start to prepare for your standardized test (GRE/GMAT/LSAT/MCAT). Your standardized test scores may help you determine which programs you will be eligible to apply to. The work of a graduate student never ends, and it starts when you decide that you want to earn your graduate degree.
Find out how to choose which graduate programs to apply to. Learn about the importance of accreditation status, faculty research interests, degree level, and program formats. Read articles that provide helpful tips for conducting in-depth research into graduate programs. Explore opportunities offered by different types of programs and determine which features are most important to you. Learn what it takes to be a graduate student and learn how to make the transition into graduate school as seamless as possible. Find out how to establish an application timeline to keep you on track and help ensure your all the elements of your application are completed and submitted on time.
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If you’re considering graduate school you’ve probably that accepted you will have to take some sort of standardized test. Even though this is only one element of your application, your standardized test scores have the potential to have a huge impact on the likelihood of your being accepted into a graduate program. The GRE is the common assessment for individuals hoping to pursue a graduate degree in humanities, social, physical, and biological sciences, the GMAT is a common requirement of those who wish to pursue a business degree, the LSAT is used to assess applicants to law school, and the MCAT is a common requirement for applicants to medical schools. There are other tests admissions committees use to help them assess the abilities of their applicants including GRE subject tests, and the TOFEL. Read these articles to learn more about the standardized testing requirements in your field of interest, and discover tools and tips that may help your performance on test day.
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