Graduate Program Selection Worksheet

For each program you are interested in, complete this worksheet, then analyze your choices critically and strategically. Remove all schools that won’t work for you, academically or financially.

Please feel free to copy and paste the table below if applying to more than 3 institutions

UNIVERSITY/PROGRAM/Department STUDENT
Name      
GPA expected (provide direct link)   GPA  
GRE/GMAT expected (provide direct link)   GRE/GMAT scores  
% of applicants accepted (provide direct link)   Where would you stand in a line of 20 applicants?  
% of students funded (provide direct link)   Can you pay if you do not get funding?  
Why I think this program is right for me (describe in detail)  
Why I think I have a chance of admission with the amount of funding I need (describe in detail)  
My strategy: strengths I will highlight (describe in detail)  
Name of professor I want to work with  
Deadline to submit documents (date and direct internet link)  
UNIVERSITY/PROGRAM/Department STUDENT
Name      
GPA expected (provide direct link)   GPA  
GRE/GMAT expected (provide direct link)   GRE/GMAT scores  
% of applicants accepted (provide direct link)   Where would you stand in a line of 20 applicants?  
% of students funded (provide direct link)   Can you pay if you do not get funding?  
Why I think this program is right for me (describe in detail)  
Why I think I have a chance of admission with the amount of funding I need (describe in detail)  
My strategy: strengths I will highlight (describe in detail)  
Name of professor I want to work with  
Deadline to submit documents (date and direct internet link)  


UNIVERSITY/PROGRAM/Department STUDENT
Name      
GPA expected (provide direct link)   GPA  
GRE/GMAT expected (provide direct link)   GRE/GMAT scores  
% of applicants accepted (provide direct link)   Where would you stand in a line of 20 applicants?  
% of students funded (provide direct link)   Can you pay if you do not get funding?  
Why I think this program is right for me (describe in detail)  
Why I think I have a chance of admission with the amount of funding I need (describe in detail)  
My strategy: strengths I will highlight (describe in detail)  
Name of professor I want to work with  
Deadline to submit documents (date and direct internet link)