Career Development Center
West Chester University
There are a number of useful resources available on campus and online for individuals considering applying to graduate or professional school. Faculty members and professional school advisers are critical to consult with to identify programs that are a good fit for one’s goals, assess your readiness for graduate or professional study, obtain recommendations, and learn more about the application process.
The career center has a resource library with graduate school resources, including books about writing application essays. Students may also schedule an appointment with a staff member to:
GRE Official Site
GradSource.com - Free magazines also available in the Career Center.
Peterson’s Guide to Graduate Study - Print directories also available in the Career Center.
Graduate School Guide - Free print guides available in the Career Center
* The WCU Library has a subscription that enables users to search complete university catalogs from on campus
Graduate School Tips
U.S. News & World Report
PhDs.org Graduate School Guide
West Chester University Pre-Medical Program
American Association of Medical Colleges
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Association of Schools of Public Health
Careers in Genetics
American Dental Association
American Dental Education Association
Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges
American Veterinary Medical Association
West Chester University Pre-Law Program
Law School Admissions Council (LSAC)
Internet Legal Resource Group: Online Listing of Law Schools
Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC)
All Business Schools
Education Degree . com
Masters in Education
There are a variety of resources to prepare for graduate entrance exams; this list is not comprehensive. Local community colleges also often offer test prep courses. By linking to these sites, the career center does not endorse nor support any one program or enterprise; rather, these links are for your convenience. Note that many preparatory programs are fee-based services and we encourage you to investigate and research your options carefully.
West Chester University - Graduate Test Prep Courses
Test Prep Review
* Includes good information about the process of evaluating and applying to graduate programs; this is not exclusively a test-prep site.
Knewton Test Prep
Masters Degrees Online - GRE Test Prep Guide