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Considering Graduate or Professional School

Your career plans may include pursuing an additional degree after graduation. Just as in the job search, this is a process that requires significant planning, so start early! 

There are a variety of resources to help you prepare for graduate school.  By linking to these sites, PennWest Clarion does not endorse nor support any one program or enterprise; rather, these links are for your informational purposes.  Please note that many preparatory programs are fee-based services and we encourage you to investigate and research your options carefully. 

General Information
Preparing for Entrance Exams
Graduate School Essays
Financing Graduate School

General Information

Graduate Guide
A directory of searchable graduate school listings with testing information, financial aid and graduate school news. Free guides available in the Career Development Center

Peterson's Guide to Graduate Study
A good resource for getting started, finding a school, preparing for tests, and paying for school

Grad School Tips
A web site that covers the basics for those considering graduate school
An online source of graduate school information
Free magazines also available at the Career Development Center

College Source
A college/graduate school search engine

U.S. News & World Report Rankings
Graduate school-related news and rankings

Preparing for Entrance Exams

GRE Official Site

LSAT Official Site

MAT Official Site

MCAT Official Site

Offers test preparation options for a variety of tests

Princeton Review
Information and test preparation for a variety of tests

Test Prep Review
This web site is a source for free practice tests, including the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, and MAT.

Knewton Test Prep
GMAT and LSAT test preparation

Graduate School Essays

Essay Edge
Offers free online lessons in writing the graduate school admissions essay and provides sample essays.

Financing Graduate School

Clarion Student Financial Services
This is an official U.S. government web site designed for college students and their families to provide you with easy access to information and resources from the U.S. government - all the info you need, in one place, from all parts of the government.
Our regularly updated proprietary database allows students to search 2.7 million college scholarships and grants worth more than $19 billion and quickly arrive at a list of awards for which they qualify.

Last Updated 2/20/23