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Looking for events to learn more about graduate schools? Check out these offerings to help you explore and prepare.  

Check out these offices and resources to assist you with your graduate school preparation questions:

Visit your school's Career Services office for help on writing resumes, CV's, cover letters, and preparing for interviews.

Career Services Offices

BEST serves as a test administration site for a number of national exams, providing convenient local access to the SAT, GRE, PRAXIS, LSAT, and other widely-used admissions and certification exams.

Entrance Exams

The Health Professions and Prelaw Center (HPPLC) provides advising and other services for students who want to pursue careers in law, medicine, and other health professions.


The Office of Scholarships can connect you with scholarship opportunities that can help fund your college experience—and lead to life-changing moments. Get started and explore funding options just for you.

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The mission of the Office of National Scholarships and Awards is to promote participation in nationally-competitive award programs and undergraduate research.

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Engaged learning puts learning into action! There are a number of ways that you can do that including participating in undergraduate research or creative activities, internships, or being involved in the global community. The Office of Engaged Learning cultivates a culture of hands-on, engaged learning at Indiana University; demonstrates the benefits of engaged learning; inspires and encourages students to pursue engaged learning opportunities; and helps students take the next step in finding engaged learning opportunities.

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You don’t have to be a graduate student to conduct research in the College of Arts and Sciences—in fact, you don’t even have to wait until you’re a junior or senior. The College offers a range of programs that allow you to get hands-on research experience starting as early as the summer before your freshman year. And with three schools, 70+ departments , and 50+ research centers and institutes in the College, you’re sure to find an area of study that interests you.

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You’ll find undergraduate research opportunities in the Department of Biology, helping you prepare for a career in the life sciences. Research is conducted during the academic year and throughout the summer, both on campus and through external programs. In addition to research opportunities, you are also encouraged to serve as an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) for Biology courses.

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The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) provides comprehensive services supporting excellent teaching and learning at Indiana University Bloomington.  CITL provides leadership and expertise to enable innovation in curricula, implementation of powerful technologies and pedagogies in and beyond the classroom, and student engagement with learning resources and materials to promote critical analytic and research skills.

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Writing Tutorial Services (WTS) offers students one-on-one help with any phase of the writing process—from brainstorming to revising the final draft. When you visit WTS, you'll find a tutor who is a sympathetic and helpful reader of your prose.

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There are a considerable number of scholarships available from sources outside of IU. We encourage you to look for scholarship opportunities in unexpected places in your community, like public schools, nonprofit organizations, and area businesses. Check with your guidance counselor about available scholarships in your community, city, and state. We strongly discourage using paid services to connect to external scholarships.

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As a graduate student at IU, you’ll have a variety of financial support options to choose from and pursue. Our graduate students find support through fellowships and grants, student academic appointments (SAAs), and student loans. Contact your department for available SAA appointments.

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