Plan for Grad School

Contact or visit us

Career Center
Roy G. Story Student Center, Lower Level
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
(402) 465-2224
career [at] (career[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Plan for Grad School

Graduate/Professional School 101 Handbook

Applying to a graduate or professional school (medical, dental, pharmacy, law, business school, etc.) is a complex process. Knowing what is expected of you as an applicant, following directions and due-dates and establishing back-up plans can help you move closer to achieving your academic and professional goals.

Set up an appointment with a career counselor at (402) 465-2224 to discuss any and all questions related to attending and applying for these programs. Additionally, use the following resources to support your pursuit.

Gain insight on the admissions process, the required entrance exams, writing your personal statement and more. Read this guide for an overview of what you need to know before applying.

To help with organizing the information gathered while researching and applying to graduate/professional programs, download and fill in the boxes in these helpful resources. 

Researching Graduate/Professional Programs

Applying to Graduate/Professional Programs


There are also a number of online resources that can help you with various facets of the application process:

General Graduate School Resources

Testing Information

Funding Information