Resources for Scholars

Most graduate programs will require you to submit a statement of purpose,resume, official transcripts, official GRE scores, and letters of recommendation when applying to their program. Below are some online resources that will help you when applying to graduate school. Click here to read some Graduate School FAQs.

Statement of Purpose

What is a Statement of Purpose?

The Princeton Review -Tips for Writing a Statement of Purpose

Personal Statement Resources –Center for Writing Studies-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Peterson’s –Top Graduate School Essay Writing Mistakes You Must Avoid

Purdue Online Writing Lab –Writing the Personal Statement

Personal Statements – Johns Hopkins

The Chronicle of Higher Education Article-“Leave Dr Seuss Out of It”   

Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Sample Resume

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

GRE website

GRE Math Subject Test

GRE Fee Reduction Program

Letters of Recommendation

Tips for Requesting Letters of Recommendation

Alliance Graduate Program Groups

Minimal Requirements for Graduate School