The Law School Admission Council
Law School Admission Council
(LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation whose members are 201
law schools in the United States and Canada. Of these, 186 law
schools are located in the United States; 15 are in Canada.
Headquartered in Newtown, Pennsylvania, about 30 miles north of
Philadelphia, LSAC is best known for administering the Law
School Admission Test (LSAT).
MBA.com is the website of the Graduate
Management Admission Council, the people behind the GMAT. Their
site is where you sign up to take the GMAT and also where you
can explore MBA programs and find the resources to make
decisions about them.
Official Medical College
Admission Test (MCAT) Web Site
The Official Medical College Admission Test
(MCAT) Web Site is where you register for the
MCAT and where you find resourced to take you through the entire
process of test taking, applying to and choosing a medical
school, and financing your medical education.
Graduate Record Examination
GRE Online is the home of the Graduate Record
Exam and the starting place for all things GRE including test
taking strategies, detailed information about your tests,
registration and test venues and financial aid.
The Dental Admission Test
The Dental Admission Test (DAT) is conducted
by the American Dental Association (ADA) and has been in
operation on a national basis since 1950. The Dental Admission
Test is administered on computer on almost any day of the year.
The testing program is designed to measure general academic
ability, comprehension of scientific information, and perceptual
Advice for Undergraduates
Considering Graduate School
This article contains informal advice for
undergraduates who are thinking about graduate school,
specifically doctoral programs. It's written by Philip E. Agre,
Department of Information Studies, University of California,
There are a multitude of opportunities for you to receive a
great graduate education.
GradPortal.org is designed to make you aware of all of them.
This site will give you any information you need on finding,
applying for, and being accepted to your ideal graduate school,
as well as how to afford it through financial aid and
scholarships geared specifically for students just like you.
How to Apply to Grad School
Linda J. Hayes & Steve C. Hayes lay out
the process for you in an article tailored to
psychology students, but relevant to all.
CAREERS IN SCIENCE AND
student planning guide to grad school and
beyond published by the National Academy of Sciences.
is composed of post-baccalaureate
educational information, including a unique directory with
comprehensive program listings categorized by curriculum and
subdivided by geography. It is the leading online resource for
graduate school information with over 58,000 programs listed in
their directory pages. Users simply select their desired
curriculum to receive thorough information about those
particular graduate programs.
PhDs.org has a
great utility that allows you to get
customized rankings of graduate programs based on National
Research Council data. These rankings are sortable for all
disciplines and multiple criteria.
How to Be a Good
This paper attempts to raise some issues that
are important for graduate students to be successful and to get
as much out of the process as possible. By Marie desJardins.
NAGPS is the acronym for the
National Association of Graduate-Professional Students. We are
the umbrella group for over two million graduate and
professional students currently studying in the United States.
NAGPS acts as a clearinghouse for graduate and professional
student organizations, serves as an advocacy group for
graduate-professional student needs and rights at all levels,
addresses a broad range of issues via our national committees
(international student concerns, human diversity concerns,
legislative concerns, and employment concerns), and much more.
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