Graduate School Application Process
A baccalaureate degree
A minimum grade point average (3.0 or better). Your GPA in your major rather than your cumulative GPA may be used to meet this criterion.
Some preparation in the proposed field of study-especially undergraduate research experiences.
Other experience relevant to the proposed field such as shadowing and internships.
Usually you will be required to supply the following:
A competed application (See hints below)
here for resume webpage An official transcript from the Registrar's Office
required tests such as the GRE, GMAT, MCAT etc. The application fee (usually around $50.00)
References - Choosing, approaching and securing good references
The Graduate School Admissions Interview-not always required but be prepared.
Here are some hints for completing the application form:
Upon receiving the application, make copies of it, and use these to rough out your answers to each question.
When your answers are set, type your application. It should be neat and devoid of spelling errors or typos.
Answer all questions.
Adhere to the deadline.
Related Web Sites
The Graduate Application Process-Very good timetable from Petersons.
Undergraduate Research-The purpose of this Registry is to facilitate match-making between undergraduates with research experience and a desire to pursue an advanced degree, and graduate schools seeking high quality students who are well prepared for research. Undergraduate research is a great entrée into graduate school.