Graduate School Resources

What does pursuing graduate school mean? Master's Degrees, Graduate Certificates, and Doctorates are a few examples of degrees you can earn when you pursue your education further with graduate school programs.  Graduate schools are where students can have opportunities to advance their knowledge on a specific academic field of study or a specific profession.

Find out more about how to apply to graduate school and find out which school is right for you!

Writing Personal Statements And Admissions Essays

How to write personal statements and graduate school essays.


Graduate School Admissions Tests

Not all graduate schools have an entrance exam. Check with that school's graduate admissions office for further details. Here are some links to the testing websites where you can learn more information about the test.


Graduate Studies at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Everything you need to know about going to graduate school at Minnesota State University, Mankato:

Finding Graduate Assistantships at Minnesota State Mankato:

  • Check the Minnesota State Mankato Human Resources Job Listings. Most of the assistantships available are listed here.
    (Hint—target your resume, cover letter, and application materials to fit your skills and experiences with the assistantship posting)
  • Connect directly with targeted departments on campus. Some assistantships are not officially posted. If there are offices on campus where you’d really love to work, contact them directly.