Is graduate school in your future? If you have a clear sense of what career you want to pursue and if an advanced degree is required for entry into the field, then graduate school is for you. If you are unsure, you can further explore your graduate school options by utilizing some of the resources on this page. Resources are available on campus to help you
- research the graduate programs available for your area of interest
- learn about a specific college or university
- prepare for graduate admissions tests
Begin by visiting your Career Resource library located in the Academic Support Center and the links at the bottom of this page. Then check with your academic department to see if they maintain graduate school resources.
Graduate Admissions Test Information
Graduate admissions standards vary by program and region; however, most graduate programs require an admissions test. The tests vary by type of graduate study. Bulletins of information on graduate school and professional admissions test are available in the Academic Support Center:
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)
- Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
- Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
Graduate Admissions Test Preparation
Glenville State College students and alumni are welcome to take advantage of services to prepare for their graduate school examinations. Study guides and practice exams for the various tests are available in the Career Services Library and the Robert F. Kidd Library. For those taking the GRE, they may also schedule up to two practice exams using POWERPREP II. In addition, group tutoring sessions are available for math, verbal reasoning, and analytical writing. Please contact the Academic Support Center for more information on preparation options or if you may require accommodation for a documented learning or physical disability.
Financing Graduate School
Once you have narrowed down your choice of graduate school programs:
- Acquire catalogs from each of the schools you are considering.
- Read each financial aid section, pay close attention to the financial aid forms needed, and underline important deadlines.
- Determine if a needs analysis is required and submit the forms to the appropriate processor by the deadline.
- Write to your prospective graduate department directly to inquire about scholarships, fellowships, or assistantships they administer.