Graduate Education

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 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

* 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

Non-ASU students are welcome to join our upcoming Graduate Education 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  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

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.


Summer 2016 EGSS Events Schedule is Posted!
Vist the ASU Event Calendar for a listing of upcoming seminars and events or to register for a scheduled EGSS session. Click here for the PDF of this semester's scheduled sessions. 

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Upcoming Seminars

November 5, 2016 at
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Tempe campus
November 12, 2016 at
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Tempe campus
November 16, 2016 at
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Tempe campus