Make Your Plans
(click on any stage for more information)
A key part of most any project is making (and ultimately following) a plan. Our Career Planning Process is no different…having a good plan is necessary for success. Up to this point in the process your activities have resulted in an expanding number of options. Now is the time to start narrowing those options by reducing the number of careers you’re seriously considering. By the end of the Make Your Plans stage you’ll have a list of potential positions you’re interested in.
Since Stage 3 is significantly processing the information gathered from previous stages, the links provided here focus on Grad School.
- Preparing for Grad School
- Grad School Advice (The Princeton Review)
- How to Get Into Grad School
- 10 Tips for Writing a Grad School Personal Statement
- How to Write a Perfect Statement of Purpose (or Personal Statement)
- GRE: Information about the GRE General Test and GRE Subject Tests as well as sample tests, tips, and more can be found at the GRE website. A free practice test is also available at TestPrepReview.com and Chegg. Discover Business offers overviews and descriptions of the tests as well as many helpful links.
- GMAT: At the Official website of the GMAT, you can register for the exam and take free practice exams with detailed results. A free practice test is also available at Chegg. Discover Business Online’s GMAT Study Guide is a thorough resource and includes other helpful links. The Khan Academy has some great lessons on the Math portion of the GMAT.
- For students in the medical fields, the following Centralized Application Service sites provide helpful information: Pre-Med, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet, Pre-Optometry, and Pre-Pharmacy.