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Researching Graduate Schools: Home

There are many factors to consider in choosing a graduate school. While the library resources mentioned here can help you educate yourself about graduate school, we strongly urge you to take advantage of the Pre-Graduate School Advising and placement ser

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Thinking about graduate school?...Emory's Career Center

Pre-Graduate School Advising from Emory's Career Center
The decision to pursue a graduate degree is an important one. There are many factors to consider, such as subject focus and rigorousness of a program, location, and cost. Pre-Graduate services at the Career Center can help you understand the issues of graduate school as they apply to your specific situation.


Services provided by Pre-Graduate Studies advising include
• Individual advising/counseling
• Walk-in appointments
• Career Resource Library
• Pre-Grad Listserv
• Workshops

Library Resources on Graduate School

In addition to the resources in the Career Center, the Woodruff Library contains a number of resources that can assist you in your search for a graduate school

The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review is a company that provides information on graduate and undergraduate programs, test preparation services, and other information associated with admissions to higher education programs. While you do have to pay for their services and materials, they do have some helpful free content at their web site, which includes:
  • Advanced Grad School Search - use Princeton's criteria to help match your needs and preferences to grad schools
  • learn about different graduate programs
  • advice on choosing a graduate school


Peterson's is another company that provides for-purchase information on higher education and careers. Some of the free content avaiable from Peterson's includes:
  • Research graduate programs at specific universities
  • Personal Statement assistance
  • Financial Aid information


Peterson's Graduate and Professional Programs, an overview
Ref-Desk L901.P48


Guide to American Graduate Schools
Reference L901.D68 1997


The Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Students' Guide to Colleges, Universities, and Graduate Schools
Reference LC192.6 .S54 1994


Directory of M.A. & Ph.D Programs in Art, Art History and Related Areas
N328.D567 1999


Graduate Programs in Arts, Humanities, and Social Science
Reference L901.G723 1997


Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
Ref-Desk L901.P481


Graduate Programs in the Social Sciences
Reference L901.G74


Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Biological Sciences
Reference L901.P412


Student Advantage Guide to the Best Graduate Programs. Physical and Biological Sciences
Q183.3.A1 S63 1997


Peterson's Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences
Ref-Desk L901.P484


Dancer's Resource: the Watson-Guptill guide to academic programs, internships and apprentice programs, residential and artist-in-residence programs, studio schools and private teachers, workshops and festivals
GV1589.J65 1999

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