Educational Resources

Searching for Graduate Programs

North America

Graduate Guide

Graduate school information - Search for US and Canadian graduate schools, masters, doctorate, law program information

The Princeton Review

A useful web site for finding graduate programs in all fields, including business, law, medicine and more.

Online Doctoral Degree

A non-profit website dedicated exclusively to providing students with unbiased online resources.



General Education Online

Includes a collection of links to universities around the world and sorted by country

Search for courses or read about education systems in each country.


General Advice About Graduate School

Graduate Guide article

A little non-conventional wisdom can make all the difference when choosing where to apply to graduate school

Utah State University Career Services

Detailed web site developed by the Career Center at Utah State University, which includes many articles for students considering grad school and choosing the right graduate program.

Macleans OnCampus

How can I improve my chances of getting into grad school?

How do I get a reference letter?

Essay Writing Help

Read about essay services provided by

University of Toronto – Writing effective letters

Good tips for to improve your writing skills in preparation for admission letters (also known as cover letters) and personal statements, which are essential in a successful application.

Computer Science Department at RPI : Applying to graduate school

Useful information for undergraduates in both computer science programs as well as many other grad programs.

McGill University – Career and Placement Service

A brief book review of Graduate School: Winning Strategies for Getting In With or Without Excellent Grades by the author Dave G. Mumby Ph.D. – Writing a Personal Statement Thorough article on the intricacies of the personal statement as well as tips on writing an effective cover letter. – Writing a Personal Statement

Thorough article on the intricacies of the personal statement as well as tips on writing an effective cover letter.


Financing Graduate School

Macleans OnCampus

Search for thousands of Canadian scholarships and bursaries to help you pay for your higher educational goals.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


Other Useful Resources

McMaster Career Center - Graduate School advice


Offers many on-line career-related testing, including personality testing and interest-based career tests, to help students find their appropriate career path.

Graduated and Clueless

Informative and inspiring blog posts about conquering life after college by Jeff Sanders.

For students who are interested in studying abroad to find information about education alternatives all over the world.

Law Schools

Law schools and law colleges directory. Law school admissions information and guidance.

Online LL.M.

A resource for students to find in-depth and unbiased information about a Masters in Law degree

LLM Guide

Masters of Law Programs Worldwide

PHD Admissions

Free advice about on site and online PhD programs and accredited Universities.  


Advisor and Career Counselor Publications

Career Counseling Association Management Magazine

The Mentor

The Mentor is a free electronic publication about academic advising in higher education and includes many helpful articles submitted by other academic advisors on innovative advising programs as well as conference presentations. Also includes an advising forum.

Fulbright Scholar Program

Provides information on grants available to U.S. faculty and administrators interested in lecturing or doing research abroad.


This on-line guide contains information on jobs, on-line courses, conferences, book reviews and an on-line magazine about technology and student affairs.


Academic Advising Associations

The National Academic Advising Association

The National Career Development Association

American College Personnel Association


National Association of Student Affairs Professionals - NASAP


Standardized Tests

GRE - Graduate Record Examination

LSAC- Law School Admission Council

AMCAS - American Medical College Application Service

AADSAS - American Association of Dental Schools Application Service

MCAT - Medical College Admission Test







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