Graduate/Professional School Preparation

If you’re considering graduate school, chances are you have lots of questions.  Working with a career counselor can help you explore your options, navigate the process, and make a plan to implement your decision.  In doing so, you will develop the ability to articulate your strengths and skills, so that you can submit your application materials and approach your interviews with confidence.

Pre-Law Advising - Our pre-law advisors have up-to-date knowledge of the law school process and attend current events to bring information on institutions and trends to all students and alumni.  If you are considering law school, please fill out the form found here to receive e-mail notifications of all pre-law activities and events.

Pre-Health Advising - For students interested in medical, dental or other professional programs in the medical field, please visit SJU Health Professions Advising or contact Connie O'Hara:

Graduate School Program Options - There are many questions and choices facing you if you are considering pursuing a graduate degree program.  Your primary focus should be to explore all of your options and utilize the variety of resources we have gathered to make your best decision.

In the Graduate and Professional School Guide, you will find:

  • Exploring Options
  • Applying to Graduate School
  • Graduate School Timeline
  • Choosing a Graduate School
  • Requirements for Graduate School
  • Graduate School Exam Information
  • Personal Statements
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Assistantships