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Peterson's Store - Books and Online Products for Graduate School

Find test prep books and online resources to help you prepare for graduate school admission tests.

By Peterson's Staff updated on November 20, 2017

Popular Graduate Searches by Peterson's Visitors

Petersons.com welcomes millions of visitors each year.  Here are some of the most popular searches for grad school seekers.

By Peterson's Staff updated on November 20, 2017

Graduate Schools and Programs by State

If you're interested in finding a graduate school within a particular state, then you've come to the right place -- here, you'll be able to browse lists of the graduate schools and programs within particular states across America.

By Peterson's Staff updated on November 20, 2017

Types of Graduate School

The different kinds of graduate degree are like apples and oranges -- each has its own purpose, its own flavor, and its own unique make-up.

By Peterson's Staff updated on November 20, 2017

Graduate School Search by Subject

The list of popular subjects below allows you to conduct a search for graduate schools based on your interests. Find the top universities and the best programs for you by browsing these subjects and finding those you would like to pursue.

By Peterson's Staff updated on November 20, 2017

Online PhD Programs: Become an Expert while Living Your Life

An online PhD degree program may be the option you're looking for if you want to pursue a doctoral degree but need to fit education into your already busy work and personal life.

By Peterson's Staff updated on November 20, 2017

Online MBA Programs: Making Education Accessible

If you want to earn an M.B.A. degree, but need more flexibility than an on-campus program can provide, then an online M.B.A. degree program might be the right option for you.

By Peterson's Staff updated on November 20, 2017

Online Master's Degree Programs: An Accessible Education for Aspiring Students

Seeking a graduate degree program but want to maintain a flexible schedule and attend class on your own time?  An online master's degree program might be a beneficial option for you.

By Peterson's Staff updated on November 20, 2017

Online Law Degree Programs: A New Road to Law School Success

Being a lawyer is often considered synonymous with working in a prestigious, difficult, and well-paying field. It's not easy, but then, how many things that are worth time and effort really are easy?

By Peterson's Staff updated on November 20, 2017

The Discipline that Crosses Disciplines: Finding the Right Engineering Program

When you are choosing an engineering program, it might be worthwhile to take a look at the entire engineering school. An engineering school that also places emphasis on the society that will use your engineering marvels can give you insight into the human element of engineering.

By Peterson's Staff updated on November 20, 2017

LSAT Test Tips & Strategies You Need to Know

Before you take the LSAT test or start your preparation, you should be sure to check out these test-taking tips and strategies that will help you get ready and know what to expect.

By Peterson's Staff updated on October 24, 2017

Common MBA Essay Prompts

The applications for MBA programs are unique in that rather than asking for one large admissions essay, they usually have 4-6 prompts of varying lengths.

By Peterson's Staff updated on October 10, 2017

GMAT Test Content Overview

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) measures basic verbal, mathematical, and analytical writing skills learned in school.

By Peterson's Staff updated on September 25, 2017

MCAT Test Dates, Locations, and Structure

Before you start your MCAT prep, you should get some basic information about the test.

By Peterson's Staff updated on August 02, 2017

MCAT Test Content and Scoring

The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) assesses mastery of basic scientific concepts, problem solving, and critical thinking, as well as general writing skills.

By Peterson's Staff updated on August 01, 2017

Sample MCAT Test Questions

Use these sample MCAT test questions as part of your MCAT prep to help you get ready for the actual test and see where to focus your study time

By Peterson's Staff updated on August 01, 2017

Information about the Computerized MCAT Test

As of January 2007, the MCAT exam completed its transition from a paper-based exam to a computer-based exam. All administrations of the MCAT

By Peterson's Staff updated on August 01, 2017

Sample GMAT Test Questions

Use these sample GMAT test questions to see where to focus your GMAT review and get an idea of what to expect on the actual test

By Peterson's Staff updated on August 01, 2017

Peterson's Practice Tests for the MAT

Taking the Miller Analogies Test as part of your graduate admission process? Be sure to get prepared with an online MAT practice test.

By Peterson's Staff updated on August 01, 2017

Peterson's Practice Tests for the GMAT

If you're taking the GMAT test, be sure to take a GMAT practice test to help you prepare as part of your GMAT review.

By Peterson's Staff updated on July 26, 2017

Peterson's Practice Tests for the GRE Revised General Test

Taking the GRE test? Focus your study time for the GRE exam and identify strengths and weaknesses by taking a GRE practice test.

By Peterson's Staff updated on July 26, 2017

An Overview of the LSAT Test Structure and Content

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a standardized test required for admission into law schools approved by the American Bar Association.

By Peterson's Staff updated on May 24, 2017

Time for Medical School Requirements and to Go to Medical School

The road to becoming a doctor takes 11 to 16 years (medical school admission requirements, med school, residency…), and you'll be at least thirty before you're ready to start your own practice.

By Peterson's Staff updated on May 24, 2017

What’s the Difference Between Computer Science and Computer Engineering?

Both degrees and jobs in computing are becoming increasingly specialized. For this reason, it is more important than ever to fully research a computing degree program so that you can be certain that the program will provide you with the knowledge and experience that you need for your career.

By Peterson's Staff updated on May 24, 2017

A Guide for Potential Grad Students: Should You Go To Graduate School?

Are you considering going to graduate school? Are you aware of all your options, and what a graduate program involves -- financially, mentally, and emotionally?

By Peterson's Staff updated on March 22, 2017

The GRE Test: What You Need to Know

If you're planning on going to graduate school, you'll probably need to take the GRE test (or the "Graduate Record Exam"). It's the most commonly required admission test for grad school.

By Peterson's Staff updated on March 22, 2017

Sample GRE Test Questions

Use these sample GRE test questions to get an idea of what will be on the GRE exam and see what material you should focus your preparation on

By Peterson's Staff updated on March 22, 2017

Sample LSAT Test Questions

Use these sample LSAT test questions as part of your LSAT prep to see where to focus your study time and help you get ready for what to expect on the actual test.

By Peterson's Staff updated on March 22, 2017

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