Graduate School Decision
Graduate school is an investment of your time and money. It is well worth your time to explore the career paths of interest and gather data to help you make an informed decision. First, review this article from QuintCareers.com to help you determine if Grad School is right for you.
If you are unsure of the career direction, it is well worth your time to
revisit the steps to make an informed career decision.
You can start by taking career assessments to find out how your interests, skills, values, and personality match a career.
Next you can gain occupational data. It is recommended that you also speak to professionals currently working in the field of interest. This is called an informational interview.
Another step is to find schools that offer the program of interest. The following links will help you do this. You can find out about admission requirements, testing, tuition, scholarships, and much more. If you're still not sure, schedule an appointment to speak with a career advisor about how Graduate school may help you further your career.
The following provide links and guides to graduate admission tests and requirements:
Here is a list of Electronic books to prepare for graduate admission tests available through the USF Library. Click on the USF Library web page link and copy and paste the job title into the search box. http://www.lib.usf.edu/
Educational Testing Services (ETS) Provides preparation for the the Graduate Records Examination (GRE).
Kaplan Offers information and test preparation tips on the LSAT, MCAT, GMAT, GRE and more
Princeton Review Great source to prepare for graduate admission tests and explore graduate schools.
Becker Professional for prepare for the CPA, CFA, or PM exams.
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