Graduate College

Explore Graduate School Seminars (EGSS)

The Explore Graduate School Seminars (EGSS), in conjunction with the Princeton Review and our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources, including free and low-cost test preparation courses, to be a successful graduate school applicant.

When exploring graduate schools it is important to gather as much information as possible. The Graduate Schools Comparison Worksheet and The Graduate Admission Timetable will help you begin your search.

Types of Seminars Offered

General Seminars and Information About Graduate School

The EGSS series has developed a partnership with on-campus departments, including ASU Career Services and the ASU Writing Centers, to provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant. 

Types of general seminars scheduled throughout the year may include:

  • Getting into graduate school – a general overview about the application process
  • Writing a personal statement for graduate school admission
  • Financing graduate school
  • Making the most of the graduate school fair

In addition to regularly scheduled sessions, Graduate Support Initiatives offers custom workshops and seminars to classes or groups of 5 or more. Please contact Zachary Reeves-Blurton at zachary.blurton@asu.edu to schedule a session. 

ASU Test Prep Programs

The EGSS series partnership with The Princeton Review offers informational seminars and workshops on graduate admissions test preparation. EGSS helps students develop the confidence and skill necessary for a comfortable transition and success in competitive graduate programs.

ASU students who meet requirements are eligible for the free self-paced kit for GRE, GMAT, MCAT and LSAT.

Requirements include:

  • Full time in-person student or graduate of previous semester
  • Minimum of 2 years of coursework completed

To confirm eligibility and register for courses visit princetonreview.com/partner/asu.

* Students who are not eligible for the ASU Test Prep Program are eligible for a discount rate. ASU Students who do not meet eligibility requirements still qualify for special pricing available exclusively for ASU.  For more information, call 1-800-273-8439 ext. 1080 or email ASUGradPrep@review.com.

Non-ASU students are welcome to join our upcoming Graduate College seminars, individuals who attend more than three EGSS seminars will be eligible for $300 toward any teacher-led or live-online course at the Princeton Review Tempe Office. For more information, call 1-800-273-8439 ext. 1080.

Types of test preparation seminars scheduled throughout the year may include:

  • Preparing for the GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT
  • Math boot camps
  • Free practice Test
  • Follow-up strategy sessions

For more information on ASU’s partnership with The Princeton Review visit https://eoss.asu.edu/grad-test-prep.  Advanced registration for all test preparation seminars is required. The Princeton Review reserves the right to cancel any sessions due to low enrollment. For more information, contact Zachary Reeves-Blurton at zachary.blurton@asu.edu.

Additional Testing Resources

Discipline Specific

Below are a few links to specific program informational sessions. Prospective students must contact the academic unit to obtain information about the program including departmental application deadlines. If a program is not listed below, please contact the academic unit directly to see if they have a program informational session or open house.

Spring 2017 Seminars and Workshops

Explore Graduate School: LSAT Free Practice Test (Tempe campus)
Saturday, January 28, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lattie F. Coor Hall L1-80
Register now: http://bit.ly/2hA7PuH
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Law School Admission Test. How will you score? Find out by taking a full-length practice test given under the same testing conditions as the actual exams. You'll learn about the endurance and skill needed to score high on the LSAT, and you'll get a personalized score report that shows your strengths and weaknesses. Cost: Free and open to the public.
 
Explore Graduate School: Getting Into Graduate School (Tempe campus)
Monday, January 30, 2017
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Hayden Library, Room C-41
Register now: http://bit.ly/2hHlPCC
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
This seminar is a general overview about applying to graduate school. It is intended for all majors and does not focus on one particular program. It will provide tools and resources on how to decide if graduate school is right for you, how to choose schools and what's needed to market yourself to graduate programs as a desired candidate. Cost: Free and open to the public.
This session is the first of three EGSS presentations scheduled on this date. Don't forget to also register for our other sessions: "Writing a Personal Statement" and "Financing Grad School!"
 
Explore Graduate School: Writing A Personal Statement (Tempe campus)
Monday, January 30, 2017
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Hayden Library, Room C-41
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
The personal statement is one of the most important pieces of your graduate school application. This seminar is designed to help you write a strong, compelling personal statement that helps your graduate school application stand out. It is intended for all majors and does not focus on one particular program.
This session is the second of three EGSS presentations scheduled on this date. Don't forget to also register for our other sessions: Getting Into Grad School and Financing Grad School!
 
Explore Graduate School: Financing Graduate School (Tempe campus)
Monday, January 30, 2017
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Hayden Library, Room C-41
Register now: http://bit.ly/2hQgBVn
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
This seminar is a general overview of financial aid resources available to graduate students. It is intended for all majors and does not focus on one particular program, nor on financial resources specific only to ASU. Learning about types of assistance available before completing your graduate school application will help you make an informed decision when it comes to selecting graduate programs to which to apply.
This session is the last of three EGSS presentations scheduled on this date. Don't forget to also register for our other sessions: Writing a Personal Statement and Getting Into Grad School!
 
Explore Graduate School: GRE Verbal Boot Camp (Tempe campus)
Saturday, February 4, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lattie F.Coor Hall L1-80
Register now: http://bit.ly/2hOU5iO
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Graduate Record Exam with our partners at the Princeton Review. The Verbal Boot Camp is designed to review verbal fundamentals, teach different approaches to verbal problems, and discuss basic verbal concepts that are on the GRE. Cost: FREE and open to the public.
 
Explore Graduate School: GRE Verbal Boot Camp (Downtown Phoenix campus)
Saturday, January 28, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
University Center (UCENT) 238
Register now: http://bit.ly/2hCmpEE
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Graduate Record Exam with our partners at the Princeton Review. The Verbal Boot Camp is designed to review verbal fundamentals, teach different approaches to verbal problems, and discuss basic verbal concepts that are on the GRE. Cost: FREE and open to the public.
 
Explore Graduate School: GRE Math Boot Camp (Tempe campus)
Saturday, February 18, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lattie F.Coor Hall L1-80
Register now: http://bit.ly/2hWEl9m
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Graduate Record Exam with our partners at the Princeton Review. Need a brush-up on your math fundamentals? The GMAT and GRE exams test a variety of math concepts students may not have used since high school. This boot camp is designed to help students quickly brush up on the core math topics tested on the GRE and GMAT. Cost: FREE and open to the public.
 
Explore Graduate School: GRE Math Boot Camp (Downtown Phoenix campus)
Saturday, February 25, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
University Center (UCENT) 238
Register now: http://bit.ly/2hDhBfM
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Graduate Record Exam with our partners at the Princeton Review. Need a brush-up on your math fundamentals? The GMAT and GRE exams test a variety of math concepts students may not have used since high school. This boot camp is designed to help students quickly brush up on the core math topics tested on the GRE and GMAT. Cost: FREE and open to the public.
 
Explore Graduate School: LSAT Arguments Camp (Tempe campus)
Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lattie F.Coor Hall L1-80
Register now: http://bit.ly/2gT3MuN
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Graduate Record Exam with our partners at the Princeton Review. Need a brush-up on your math fundamentals? The GMAT and GRE exams test a variety of math concepts students may not have used since high school. This boot camp is designed to help students quickly brush up on the core math topics tested on the GRE and GMAT. Cost: FREE and open to the public.
 
Explore Graduate School: LSAT Free Practice Test (Downtown Phoenix campus)
Saturday, March 25, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
University Center (UCENT) 238
Register now: http://bit.ly/2hsiLg2
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Law School Admission Test. How will you score? Find out by taking a full-length practice test given under the same testing conditions as the actual exams. You'll learn about the endurance and skill needed to score high on the LSAT, and you'll get a personalized score report that shows your strengths and weaknesses. Cost: FREE and open to the public.
 
Explore Graduate School: GRE Verbal Boot Camp (Tempe campus)
Saturday, April 1, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lattie F.Coor Hall L1-80
Register now: http://bit.ly/2hFm7fJ
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Graduate Record Exam with our partners at the Princeton Review. The Verbal Boot Camp is designed to review verbal fundamentals, teach different approaches to verbal problems, and discuss basic verbal concepts that are on the GRE. Cost: FREE and open to the public
 
Explore Graduate School: GRE Verbal Boot Camp (Downtown Phoenix campus)
Saturday, April 8, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
University Center (UCENT) 238
Register now: http://bit.ly/2gSnJ6K
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Graduate Record Exam with our partners at the Princeton Review. The Verbal Boot Camp is designed to review verbal fundamentals, teach different approaches to verbal problems, and discuss basic verbal concepts that are on the GRE. Cost: FREE and open to the public.
 
Explore Graduate School: LSAT Free Practice Test (Downtown Phoenix campus)
Saturday, April 8, 2017
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
University Center (UCENT) 238
Register now: http://bit.ly/2gSnJ6K
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with the Princeton Review and our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Law School Admission Test. If you are planning on attending law school, sign up for this free event. We will go over each section on the LSAT and give you some strategies for getting a great score! Cost: FREE and open to the public.
 
Explore Graduate School: Getting Into Graduate School (Tempe campus)
Thursday, April 13, 2017
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Hayden Library, Room C-41
Register now: http://bit.ly/2gSnJ6K
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.This seminar is a general overview about applying to graduate school. It is intended for all majors and does not focus on one particular program. It will provide tools and resources on how to decide if graduate school is right for you, how to choose schools and what's needed to market yourself to graduate programs as a desired candidate. Cost: FREE and open to the public.
This session is the first of three EGSS presentations scheduled on this date. Don't forget to also register for our other sessions: Writing a Personal Statement and Financing Grad School!
 
Explore Graduate School: Financing Graduate School (Tempe campus)
Thursday, April 13, 2017
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Hayden Library, Room C-41
Register now: http://bit.ly/2gSnJ6K
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
This seminar is a general overview of financial aid resources available to graduate students. It is intended for all majors and does not focus on one particular program, nor on financial resources specific only to ASU. Learning about types of assistance available before completing your graduate school application will help you make an informed decision when it comes to selecting graduate programs to which to apply.
This session is the second of three EGSS presentations scheduled on this date. Don't forget to also register for our other sessions: Writing a Personal Statement and Getting Into Grad School!
 
Explore Graduate School: Writing A Personal Statement (Tempe campus)
Thursday, April 13, 2017
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Hayden Library, Room C-41
Register now: http://bit.ly/2gSnJ6K
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Graduate Record Exam with our partners at the Princeton Review. Need a brush-up on your math fundamentals? The GMAT and GRE exams test a variety of math concepts students may not have used since high school. This boot camp is designed to help students quickly brush up on the core math topics tested on the GRE and GMAT. Cost: FREE and open to the public.
 
Explore Graduate School: GRE Math Boot Camp (Tempe campus)
Saturday, April 15, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lattie F.Coor Hall L1-80
Register now: http://bit.ly/2gSnJ6K
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
This seminar is a general overview of financial aid resources available to graduate students. It is intended for all majors and does not focus on one particular program, nor on financial resources specific only to ASU. Learning about types of assistance available before completing your graduate school application will help you make an informed decision when it comes to selecting graduate programs to which to apply.
This session is the last of three EGSS presentations scheduled on this date. Don't forget to also register for our other sessions: Writing a Personal Statement and Getting Into Grad School!
 
Explore Graduate School: GRE Math Boot Camp (Downtown Phoenix campus)
Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
University Center (UCENT) 238
Register now: http://bit.ly/2gSnJ6K
 
Are you considering graduate school? The Exploring Graduate School Seminars (EGSS) series, offered by ASU Graduate College in conjunction with our campus partners, provide prospective graduate students with tools and resources to be a successful graduate school applicant, either at ASU or elsewhere.
In this session, learn more about preparing for the Graduate Record Exam with our partners at the Princeton Review. Need a brush-up on your math fundamentals? The GMAT and GRE exams test a variety of math concepts students may not have used since high school. This boot camp is designed to help students quickly brush up on the core math topics tested on the GRE and GMAT. Cost: FREE and open to the public.