
Preparing
for Graduate/Professional School 
The following sites provide information about the graduate
school planning process, writing essays, and much more!
Some of the sites provide general information, while
others offer information specifically for students interested
in math and sciencebased careers.
The Graduate School Option
http://www.units.muohio.edu/careers/alumni/cds/gradschool.pdf
(PDF File)
Writing Graduate School Essays
http://www.rpi.edu/web/writingcenter/gradapp.html
Writing a Personal Essay for Graduate and Professional
School
http://departments.colgate.edu/diw/gradschool.html
Grad School Application Essays
http://www.accepted.com/grad/
Preparing for Graduate School  A Timeline
http://www.uark.edu/depts/gradinfo/prospective/timeline.html
Preparing for Graduate School
https://www.campusdoor.com/graduates/preparing_for_grad_school.jhtml
http://www.careerservices.calpoly.edu/Students/Colleges/preparegrad.htm
http://www.math.pepperdine.edu/grad.html
http://www.fhsu.edu/career/readyresourcespdf/Preparingforgraduateschool.pdf
(PDF File)
Applying to Graduate School  A Suggested Timeline
http://web.gc.cuny.edu/dept/case/phdinfo/grad_prep.htm
Tips on Visiting Graduate Schools
http://polaris.gseis.ucla.edu/pagre/gradschool.html
Getting a Ph.D. in Mathematics
http://www.colby.edu/math/students/phd.html
Questions To Ask When Thinking About Pursuing
a Ph.D.
http://www.phdsurvey.org/advice/advice.htm
Graduate Schools and Fellowships in Mathematics
http://abel.math.harvard.edu/undergrad/Pamphlets/grad_school.html
Graduate Studies in the Computer and Mathematical
Sciences: A Survival Manual
http://www.cs.umd.edu/~oleary/gradstudy/gradstudy.html
Surviving Graduate School
http://wwwsmi.stanford.edu/people/pratt/smi/advice.html
How To Be a Good Graduate Student
http://www.cs.indiana.edu/how.2b/how.2b.html
How to Succeed in Graduate School: A Guide
for Students and Advisors
http://info.acm.org/crossroads/xrds12/advice1.html
Careers In Science and Engineering: A Student
Planning Guide to Graduate School and Beyond
http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/careers/
Seven Steps to Success in Graduate School (and
Beyond)
http://wwwdsp.rice.edu/~richb/success.html
Applying to Graduate School in the Mathematical
Sciences
http://www.haverford.edu/math/lbutler/GradSchool.html
Graduate Studies in Mathematics and Natural
Sciences
http://www.haverford.edu/math/lbutler/GradSchool.html
Graduate School Decision Process
http://www.depts.drew.edu/career/gradsch/index.htm
Should I Apply To Graduate School?
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~csrc/gradschool/artsci/index.html
The Personal Statement
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~csrc/gradschool/statement.html
What Every New Graduate Student Should Know
http://www.cs.indiana.edu/docproject/grad.stuff.html
