Grad School Resources
Planning for Graduate School
Financing Graduate School
Personal and Goal Statements
- Tips for Writing a Statement of Purpose (PDF)
- Sample Goal Statement for counseling, Adult, & Higher Education (PDF)
- Sample Statement of Purpose for Chemistry - Bad Example (PDF)
- Sample Statement of Purpose for Chemistry - Good Example (PDF)
GRE and MAT Test Information
- GRE Revised General Test Overview (PDF)
- GRE Revised General Test Practice Book (PDF)
- Visit NIU Testing Services for information on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
Graduate School Application Tips
- Applying to Graduate School: Tips, Timeline, and Tools of the Trade (PDF)
- NIU Master's Degree Programs - Application Requirements
- NIU Doctoral Degree Programs - Application Requirements
- NIU Certificates of Graduate Study
- Why should I get a master's degree? (PDF)
- Open doors with a doctorate (PDF)
- What is a student-at-large?
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