- Longhorn Center for Academic Excellence
Provides graduate school planning assistance through programs such as Achieving College Excellence and the McNair Scholars.
- Intellectual Entrepreneurship Pre-Grad School Internship
Curious about graduate school? Earn one, two, or three hours of academic credit by working with a graduate student mentor to learn about the culture of graduate study in a particular discipline. Internships are designed by students, enabling them to discover the value of and make informed choices about advanced study.
- Career Services Offices
Each college has its own career services office (CSO) that can advise you on career-related matters. Liberal Arts, Communication, Natural Science, and Business CSOs have pre-law advisors. The Natural Science CSO has graduate planning services for their students.
- Health Professions Office
Helps with planning for health-related professions.
- Sanger Learning Center
Offers GRE prep workshops and GRE content overviews by appointment.
Database of undergraduate research opportunities on campus.
- Bridging Disciplines Program
Take courses related to your interest area to enhance your coursework and application.
Web Sites for Graduate School Planning
Directories Search and Application Advice
Comprehensive listing of graduate schools and advice on application process.
Allows you to search for programs by university name or by academic subject.
- Graduate Guide
Database searchable by location and academic subject and Q&A on application process.
- U.S. News & World Report
Annual ranking of various graduate programs in the U.S.
- International Rankings information from UIC
- UT Austin’s Office of Financial Aid
- Regional Foundation Library
Offers assistance in finding grant and scholarship opportunities for those pursuing graduate education.
Register for the government’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
Provides an online financial aid guide.
Listings for scholarships and other financial aid.
- Sallie Mae Student Loans
- UT Austin’s Testing and Education Reference Center
Provides free access to Petersons test preparation resources and practice tests.
- Educational Testing Services
- GRE Information
Register for test, get study tips, and take a practice exam.
- The Official GMAT Web Site
Information on how to prepare for the exam, truths and myths about MBAs, profiles of MBA programs, and financial aid.
- MCAT Information
- LSAT Information
Testing dates for LSAT, online registration, and practice tests.