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Careers & Post-Graduation Planning: College/Graduate/Professional study

Resources for learning more about careers and other next steps for Castleton University students

Entrance exam help

Learning Express Library's College Students section has resources including e-books and practice exams for these graduate school admission exams.

  • GMAT
  • GRE 
  • LSAT 
  • MAT 
  • MCAT
  • PCAT

In the Castleton library

Search the library catalog or OneSearch for books in the library as well as software or ebooks. Try these search terms.

"GRE study guides"
"LSAT study guides"
"GMAT study guides"

About taking the tests

Planning for graduate study

Featured resource:

 "Search for the Best Graduate Programs for You"

Includes a searchable database of graduate schools where you can search by location, subject, degrees offered, and more.

Also see Peterson's College Search for a searchable database of undergraduate programs

Other online resources

Graduate Guide

OEDb: Open Education Database
"OEDb is a comprehensive online education directory for both free and for-credit learning options"

In the library

Guide to American Graduate Schools
REF 378.155 D732g

Peterson's Graduate & Professional Programs
REF 378.73 P442 (6 volumes) and Peterson's online

  1. Overview
  2. Humanities, arts, and social sciences
  3. Biological/biomedical sciences, & health-related medical professions
  4. Physical sciences, mathematics, agricultural sciences, the environment & natural resources
  5. Engineering & applied sciences
  6. Business, education, information studies, law & social work.

Financial aid

See the Scholarships tab on the Peterson's Graduate Planner website.

See the Graduate School Financial Aid Resource Center on

Ebooks in blue. Click on the title to read the book online.  (Subscription resources for the Castleton community.  Login required for off-campus access.)

Money for graduate students in the social & behavioral sciences
Newer edition in library at REF 378.1553 W388b

Money for graduate students in the physical & earth sciences
Newer edition in library at REF 378.1553 W388p

Money for graduate students in the biological & health sciences
Newer edition, Money for graduate students in the health sciences, in library at REF 378.1553 W388h

Money for graduate students in the humanities
Newer edition, Money for graduate students in the arts & humanities, in library at REF 378.1553 W388a

How to pay for your degree in journalism & related fields

Books about preparing for grad. school

The Chronicle of Higher Education's academic-career expert Karen Kelsky offers a free guidebook to help with academic job searches. Read this to plan ahead for an academic career.

Online education

For international students who want to study in the US