Graduate Admission

Read about graduate admission, what it takes to ace graduate school admissions, how to get a graduate degree while working, and more with these articles.

Civil Engineers are Building a Better Built Environment

Civil engineers work to create the built environment while also shaping the natural environment. Integrating both the hard sciences and esthetics, civil engineers work at the leading edge of engineering to make our lives more efficient, more convenient, and more enjoyable.

By Peterson's Staff updated on February 03, 2014

Cutting-Edge Careers: Cell and Molecular Biology

Technological advances are bringing new opportunities for cell and molecular biology, and there are applications across a broad variety of fields including not only medicine but agriculture, engineering, and the development of numerous industrial and commercial products.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 31, 2014

Getting Your Graduate Degree Without Quitting Your Job

Colleges and universities are responding by expanding their part-time executive programs. These programs are scheduled for evening and weekend classes to not interfere with your work schedule. In addition, many programs are using technology to allow students to complete all or part of their program online.

By Peterson's Staff updated on November 15, 2013

Graduate Admissions: Choosing a Recommender

Recommendations play a big role in the graduate school application process. Don't underestimate their importance or choose the wrong recommender - find out how to make the most of them in this article!

By Ryan Hickey updated on October 17, 2013

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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 June 19, 2013

U.S. Graduate Admission: The Impact of the Bologna Process

The first three-year degrees under the Bologna Declaration came out in 2003, but foreign student graduate school application and enrollment declined in the U.S. in the years following 9/11, so ascertaining what role three-year European degrees played in the decline isn't easy.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 30, 2013

Graduate Admission: Tips for a Great Interview

Much like the undergraduate application process, there probably won’t be any interview requirements for graduate school admission (though interviews are required by most medical schools and some business schools).

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 30, 2013

Graduate Admission Guidelines

The most important part of the graduate school application process is probably the amount of introspection and research you have to put into it.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 30, 2013

Graduate Admission: The DOs and DON'Ts

Applying can be complicated and time-consuming. From filling out stacks and stacks of forms to trying to make a good impression on the graduate school admission committee, there's a whole lot to do.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 30, 2013
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