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”
Sample Resume (PDF)
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Letters of RecommendationTips for Requesting Letters of Recommendation
Alliance Graduate Program Groups
Minimal Requirements for Graduate School