We have the answers to all these questions!
First check out these websites to start looking for information on graduate schools:
Peterson’s online - Extensive and comprehensive database searchable by discipline, location or school.
US News & World Report - Links to US News Rankings, articles on selecting the right school, etc.
GradSchools.com - Search for graduate programs by field and location.
Law Schools Comparison - a FindTheBest tool to help students figure out the most appropriate law school based on their own values and preferences.
Medical School Comparison - a FindTheBest tool to help students figure out the most appropriate medical school based on their own values and preferences.
Business School Comparison - a FindTheBest tool to help students figure out the most appropriate business school based on their own values and preferences.
Financial Aid Questions?
Each school will provide their own information on Graduate Assistant positions, scholarships, and other assistantship positions. Please refer to each schools individuals web site for this information.
Most Common Standardized Tests for Graduate School
Most institutions will require you to take a standardized test, here are the most common:
MAT (Millers Analogies Test) - Brief Description of test and contact information to schedule test date.
GRE (Graduate Records Examination) - The GRE® General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study. The GRE® Subject Tests gauge undergraduate achievement in eight specific fields of study.
GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) - The Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT®) is a standardized assessment—delivered in English—that helps business schools assess the qualifications of applicants for advanced study in business and management. Schools use the test as one predictor of academic performance in an MBA program or in other graduate management programs.
LSAT ( Law School Admission Council) - The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a half-day standardized test required for admission to all ABA-approved law schools, most Canadian law schools, and many non-ABA-approved law schools. It provides a standard measure of acquired reading and verbal reasoning skills that law schools can use as one of several factors in assessing applicants. The test is administered four times a year at hundreds of locations around the world.