Educational Resources

Searching for Graduate Programs

North America

Graduate Guide

Graduate school information - Search for US and Canadian graduate schools, masters, doctorate, law program information

College Source

Online Includes an on-line library of Colleges throughout North America as well as abroad as well as a description of many College courses.

101 Top College, University and Scholarship Websites

Find information on on-line degrees in the U.S.A. only as well as information on what scholarships are available.

The Princeton Review

A useful web site for finding graduate programs in all fields, including business, law, medicine and more.

AUCC’s Directory of Canadian Universities

Simple and efficient search engine. It allows you to search for any university program in just about any field. You may want to limit your search to one province or expand to all the universities and colleges in Canada. Also includes information on choosing universities and contact information for universities.

Online Doctoral Degree

A non-profit website dedicated exclusively to providing students with unbiased online resources.

 

International

Braintrack-Online University and College search directory

This site is a worldwide University index containing information about Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges and other higher educational institutions from all over the world.

MasterGuide.org

Includes a database of most graduate schools in Europe.

General Education Online

Includes a collection of links to universities around the world and sorted by country

EuroEducation.net

Search for courses or read about education systems in each country.

 

General Advice About Graduate School

Graduate Guide article: A little non-conventional wisdom can make all the difference when choosing where to apply to graduate school

Article by Dave Mumby, Ph.D. describing some of the things that you can do to help decide where to apply that most other students may not consider.

Peterson’s Graduate Planner

Provides informative articles on choosing the right grad program as well as information on standardized tests and financing a graduate degree.

Utah State University Career Services

Detailed web site developed by the Career Center at Utah State University, which includes many articles for students considering grad school and choosing the right graduate program.

Macleans OnCampus

How can I improve my chances of getting into grad school?

How do I get a reference letter?

udreview.com - University of Delaware Review - When Grades Go On The Back Burner

In-depth article on graduate school application process. Also includes interview with Dave G. Mumby, Ph.D. Author of Graduate School: Winning Strategies for Getting In.

Fulbright Romania – Admissions Literature

Includes a series of recommended books and articles that are useful for a successful application to graduate school.

University of Toronto – Writing effective letters

Good tips for to improve your writing skills in preparation for admission letters (also known as cover letters) and personal statements, which are essential in a successful application.

Computer Science Department at RPI : Applying to graduate school

Useful information for undergraduates in both computer science programs as well as many other grad programs.

The Arbiter Online

Insightful article by Dave G. Mumby, which focuses on the main misconception about grades and their importance when applying to graduate school.

The Iron Warrior – MyGraduateSchool.com

Article by Proto Press Publications on the newly released reference site MyGraduateSchool.com which is aimed at undergraduate students searching for good advice about graduate school an how to apply successfully.

McGill University – Career and Placement Service

A brief book review of Graduate School: Winning Strategies for Getting In With or Without Excellent Grades by the author Dave G. Mumby Ph.D. Studential.com – Writing a Personal Statement Thorough article on the intricacies of the personal statement as well as tips on writing an effective cover letter.  

Studential.com – Writing a Personal Statement

Thorough article on the intricacies of the personal statement as well as tips on writing an effective cover letter.  

 

Financing Graduate School

Macleans OnCampus

Search for thousands of Canadian scholarships and bursaries to help you pay for your higher educational goals.

U.S. Federal Student Aid

U.S. Department of Education and Federal Student Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

 

Other Useful Resources

McMaster Career Center - Graduate School advice

Career Planner.com

Offers many on-line career-related testing, including personality testing and interest-based career tests, to help students find their appropriate career path.

Graduated and Clueless

Informative and inspiring blog posts about conquering life after college by Jeff Sanders.

Educations.com

For students who are interested in studying abroad to find information about education alternatives all over the world.

Law Schools

Law schools and law colleges directory. Law school admissions information and guidance.

Online LL.M.

A resource for students to find in-depth and unbiased information about a Masters in Law degree

LLM Guide

Masters of Law Programs Worldwide

PHD Admissions

Free advice about on site and online PhD programs and accredited Universities.  

 

Advisor and Career Counselor Publications

Career Counseling Association Management Magazine

The Mentor

The Mentor is a free electronic publication about academic advising in higher education and includes many helpful articles submitted by other academic advisors on innovative advising programs as well as conference presentations. Also includes an advising forum.

Academic Advising Today

Newsletter aimed at advisors and published by he National Academic Advising Association

My Course List.com

A new advising website designed to increase advising efficiency, organize students course schedules, create schedules, and much more. 

Fulbright Scholar Program

Provides information on grants available to U.S. faculty and administrators interested in lecturing or doing research abroad.

Student Affairs.com

This on-line guide contains information on jobs, on-line courses, conferences, book reviews and an on-line magazine about technology and student affairs.

 

Academic Advising Associations

The National Academic Advising Association

The National Career Development Association

The Mid Atlantic Career Counseling Association

International Personal Tutoring and Academic Advising

American College Personnel Association

EduCause

National Association of Student Affairs Professionals - NASAP

 

Standardized Tests

GRE - Graduate Record Examination

GMAT

LSAC- Law School Admission Council

AMCAS - American Medical College Application Service

AADSAS - American Association of Dental Schools Application Service

MCAT - Medical College Admission Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

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