Searching for Grad Programs
A number of resources exist to help you find the right graduate program for you. At Emmanuel College, we offer both paper and web-based search options. If you plan to go to graduate school directly after earning your undergraduate degree, you should begin your graduate school search during the spring semester of your junior year.
Resources for your graduate school search:
With almost 60,000 programs listed in its free directory, GradSchools.com is the leading online resource for graduate school. You can use this site to find your ideal program by searching by subject, location and even school. Try targeting your search even more by going to sections designed specifically for MBA and business programs, international programs, distance and online programs, and a section that helps guide students from under-represented groups.
The Princeton Review helps students, parents, and educators achieve the best results at every stage of their educational careers. By focusing on preparation and practice, they help students improve their performance in the classroom and on standardized tests. Through their website, they help parents, teachers, students and schools navigate the complexities of school admissions.
U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate Schools: U.S. News analyzed more than 12,000 graduate programs to bring you this year's rankings. Select a discipline for access to our top program rankings.
The Graduate Record Examination General Test is your gateway to graduate programs and an essential early step along your career path. Graduate programs and business schools use GRE scores to evaluate your readiness for graduate-level work. The GRE General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills that are not related to any specific field of study.
The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess the examinee's problem solving, critical thinking, writing skills, and knowledge of science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine. Scores are reported in Verbal Reasoning, Physical Sciences, Writing Sample, and Biological Sciences. Medical colleges consider MCAT exam scores as part of their admission process. Almost all U.S. medical schools require applicants to submit MCAT exam scores. Many schools do not accept MCAT exam scores that are more than three years old.
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation whose goal is to provide the highest quality admission-related services for legal education institutions and their applicants throughout the world.
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.