Frequently Asked Questions

Online Application FAQ
Letters of Recommendation FAQ
GRE and TOEFL FAQ
Academic Transcripts FAQ
Preparing Your Application FAQ
Admissions FAQ
International Students FAQ

Online Application FAQ

Answers to many of your questions about using the online application can be found here.

  • logging into your application
  • security of your data
  • uploading writing samples and other documents

Other topics are included. All are specific to the online application process.

Get the Online Application FAQ (PDF).

 

Letters of Recommendation FAQ

Answers to many of your questions about submitting letters of recommendation are here.

  • why we encourage you to register recommenders in your online application
  • what to do if some recommenders prefer to mail letters
  • how to check the status of recommendation letters
  • how to get extra copies of our recommendation form

Other topics are included.

Get the Letters of Recommendation FAQ (PDF).

 

GRE and TOEFL FAQ

Answers to questions about our testing policies for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) are found here.

  • what tests are required
  • when should the tests be taken
  • how to send scores to Graduate Enrollment Services
  • how long are test scores valid
  • sending more than one set of scores

Your test scores are an important part of your application. Make sure you have all the information you need.

Get the GRE and TOEFL FAQ (PDF).

 

Academic Transcripts FAQ

Answers to questions about our academic transcripts policies are found here.

  • transcript requirements
  • sending transcripts to the Graduate School

Get the Academic Transcripts FAQ (PDF).

 

Preparing Your Application FAQ

Answers to the most common questions we hear from our applicants while preparing their applications can be found here.

  • what must be included in your application
  • application deadlines
  • letters of recommendation
  • mailing materials
  • obtaining advice about specific programs
  • applying to GSAS more than one time

A variety of topics are covered; all are intended to help you prepare your application.

Get the Preparing Your Application FAQ (PDF).

 

Admissions FAQ

See Admission FAQ.

 

International Student FAQ

See International Student FAQ.

Updated on 11/06/2007