Grad School Application Timeline

Applying to grad school? Here is every date and deadline you need to know and how to stand out in the crowd of applicants.

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About Graduate School

  • PhD Q&A: Academics

    PhD students answer questions around their dissertation topics, time management & finding an advisor in grad school.

  • PhD Q & A: Finding Success as a Scholar

    Real PhD students’ experiences around their smartest moves they made in grad school to the non-academic careers that they have pursued after graduation.

  • PhD Q & A: Applications and Financial Aid

    PhD students shed light on writing successful statements of purpose, choosing recommenders and getting better financial aid packages.

  • The Teaching Assistantship

    Why you should apply for a teaching assistantship & how to get the gig. Whether it’s required or by choice, being a TA is a great way to gain experience.

  • Why You Shouldn’t Pursue a PhD

    Learn how to decide if a doctorate is the right choice for you. Consider all the obstacles and rewards.


Applying to Grad School

  • Grad School Application Timeline

    Find out key deadlines for grad school applications and get a sample schedule to keep you on track.

  • 5 GRE Myths

    Five GRE myths you should disregard and how to get your best score possible. From your personal statement to your GRE prep, we’ve got you covered.

  • International Applicants

    Read expert tips for international students hoping to attend graduate school in the U.S.

  • Writing the Statement of Purpose

    Learn what admissions committees want to see in your Statement of Purpose for graduate school.


Research and Decide

  • Testing the Water: Are You Ready for Graduate School?

    Find out if you’re ready for grad school before you apply. Here are all the important questions you should ask yourself before making your decision.

  • Choosing a Grad School

    Sending out dozens of grad school applications is time-consuming and expensive. Narrow down your list with our help and get into the school of your dreams.