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Prepare for Graduate School

Looking to further your education? The Career Center team is here to provide you help with graduate school search!

Whether you decide to continue here at Saint Martin’s University or are looking to apply somewhere else, we will provide you with the necessary tips needed to make your graduate school hopes, achievable!

SMU Graduate School Admissions can help you with the application process.

Check out SMU’s Graduate Assistantship program.

Relevant Books

  • A Field Guide to Grad School: Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum by Jessica McCrory Calarco
  • Graduate Admissions Essays: Write Your Way Into the Graduate School of Your Choice by Donald Asher
  • Getting What You Came For: The Smart Student’s Guide to Earning a Master’s or Ph.D. by Robert L. Peters
  • Playing the Game: The Streetsmart Guide to Graduate School by Frederick Frank and Karl Stein
  • How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing by Paul J. Silvia

How to Attend Grad School With a Full-Time Job

So you’ve decided that you’re ready to make your next move and start a graduate degree program—but your days are already packed with work commitments. You may be wondering, “Can I really manage grad school and continue to work with …

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5 Reasons Why Graduate School is Worth the Effort

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Earning a degree is almost a necessity in today’s technology-filled world. But, is just earning a bachelor’s degree sufficient? Some say no and feel a …

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Writing a Graduate School Statement? Put Harvard-Educated Editors to Work for You!

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Graduate School Statement Samples

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contains five sample graduate school personal statements:

Why
Graduate School? Essay

Why
Qualified? Essay One

Why
Qualified? Essay Two

Why
Unique? Essay One

Why
Unique? Essay Two

Why
Graduate School? …

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8 Reasons Why Graduate School Is Worth the Effort

Someone wearing red sneakers heading towards his master’s degree. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Most students cease their college careers after obtaining bachelor’s degrees. However, there is also the possibility of continuing your education into grad school. The rewards can be …

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Contact & Location

Phone
360-688-2835
Address

Administrative Office:
Center for Career and Calling: Old Main 257
Internship Navigators:
Internship Hub: Harned Hall 113
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Daily Drop-in Appointment Only (via Zoom)
Monday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm 4:00 - 7:00 pm