Graduate School Preparation


Graduate School Preparation Seminar

The Graduate School Preparation Seminar (GSPS) will take place on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

 GSPS provides information about:

  • Finding a Graduate/Professional School
  • Applying to Graduate School
  • GRE and other tests
  • Creating a Personal Profile
  • Utilizing Campus Resources

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Grad School Prep Seminar

  • What: One (1) day seminar
  • When: September 27, 2014
  • Where: Yordon Center, McCareins Classrooms
  • Time: 8:30 AM- 1:00 PM
  • Includes: Lunch, multiple sessions, networking opportunities, give aways and more!

GRE Basics Workshop 


GRE Basics Workshops will take place in early October, 2014.

The GRE Basics Workshop aims to provide basic GRE preparation for students. Each of the 8 sessions will focus on a different portion of the GRE, from introducing students to the test itself, to sessions on verbal and quantitative reasoning. Students planning to take the GRE are encouraged to attend as many sessions as possible, although it is not required to attend all sessions. 

A $20 dollar registration fee must be submitted to by cash or check to OSEEL on or before the day of the event. 

Learn about NIU Financial Aid's GRE Fee Reduction Certificate.

The Grand Prize for this GRE Basics Workshop was a class waiver for the GRE Test Review - Spring Session II (valued at $395) generously provided by The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming 

In addition, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming Hosts  GRE Test Prep Courses, and LSAT Test Prep Courses 

GRE Basics Workshop

  • What: GRE Sessions (come to as many as possible!)
  • When: Fall 2014 TBA
  • Where: TBA
  • Time: 5:00-7:00 PM
  • Cost: $20
  • Includes: 8 sessions & GRE Test Prep book (valued at $40)

Review this Spring's Offical GRE Basics Presentation 

Campus Resources