Graduate Education Discovery Program

The Graduate Education Discovery Program assists scholars interested in pursuing graduate education. Though this program, Big Ten Academic Alliance universities provide resources to aid students in areas regarding graduate school which include graduate school identification, application, and selection processes. These online module sessions are approximately 15 minutes in length.

Graduate School Pathways

Crafting an Application

Penn State University

module 4

Application Statements

Northwestern University

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Financing Your Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Zoom Meetup

Your Search for Graduate School


Zoom Meetup

Financing Graduate Education


Social Identity & Your Search

Overview of Mentorship

Resumes & CVs

University of Illinois

module 8

Evaluating the Offer

Michigan State University

module 11

Zoom Meetup

Understanding Advisement & Mentoring


Graduate Program Selection

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

module 3

Pursuing Mentorship

The Ohio State University

module 6

Letters of Recommendation

University of Michigan

module 9

Professional Conferences

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Zoom Meetup

The Application Process