Congratulations, you’ve been accepted to grad school! Now you need to strategize in order to accomplish your goal of earning your advanced degree. Below are resources with tips, advice, and methods to assist you on your journey.
- Life During Graduate School
- The Life of a Graduate Student
- Graduate School Survival Guide
- Seven Keys to Graduate School Success
- How to Be Successful in a Master’s Program
- Grad Resources
Need help? The National Grad Crisis Line: 1.877.GRAD.HLP (1.877.472.3457)
- Preparing for your comprehensive exams
- Surviving your comprehensive exams
- A Note About Masters and Doctoral Comprehensive Exams
- 8 Ways to Prepare for Comprehensive Exams
- Guidelines for the Preparation of Your Master’s Thesis
- How to Pick a Masters Thesis Topic
- Dissertation & Thesis Assistance
- Thesis and Terminal Project
- How to Write a Dissertation – Sciences Fields
NAGPS is a student-run national, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of graduate and professional students. The mission of NAGPS is to: 1) develop, sustain, and expand a member network that connects graduate and professional students across the United States to facilitate the sharing of information, resources, and best practices, 2) empower our members to successfully serve their constituents, and 3) amplify students’ voices to campus, local, state, and federal policymakers.
Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)
CGS seeks to advance graduate education and research. Members consist of colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations and corporations. The goals of CGS are 1) to find solutions to issues related to graduate education, 2) provide data to institutions for assessment purposes, public policy and advocacy, and 3) assist institutions in promoting their graduate programs globally. CGS also maintains GradSense, which is a financial education site for students.
The National GEM Consortium
The mission of The National GEM Consortium is "to enhance the value of the nation’s human capital by increasing the participation of underrepresented groups (African Americans, American Indians, and Hispanic Americans) at the master’s and doctoral levels in engineering and science." GEM membership assists and provides students looking to attend graduate school with funding, research, and networking opportunities.
- What to Expect During a Grad School Interview
- Tax Reform and Graduate Students
- 25 Questions to Answer before Going to Grad School
- When Grad School Does and Doesn't Make Sense
- Peterson’s Articles for Graduate School Overview
- The Graduate School Decision: Going Back
- A Guide for Potential Grad Students: Should You Go To Graduate School?
- 5 Things You Need to Know About Graduate School
- 32 Things You Should Know Before Going To Graduate School In The Humanities
- Seven Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Graduate School
- Are You Ready for Graduate School?
- Considering Grad School? Important Things You Should Know Before, During, and After Applying
- Grad School Requirements: What You Need for Admission
- How to Write a Graduate School Application Essay
- 6 Tips on Applying to Graduate School
- Best Practices in Graduate Education
- 6 Steps for Deciding When to Take the GMA
NAGAP is the only professional organization devoted exclusively to the concerns of individuals working in the graduate enrollment management environment. Membership in NAGAP provides an opportunity to network with professional colleagues at all sizes and types of institutions: large and small, public and private, secular and non-secular.
NAGPS is a student-run organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of graduate and professional students. The mission of NAGPS is to: 1) develop, sustain, and expand a member network, 2) empower members to successfully serve their constituents, and 3) amplify students’ voices to campus, local, state, and federal policymakers.