Graduate School Resources

Graduate School Fair - Web

Currently we have 15 schools signed up to attend our Simpson College Graduate and Professional School Fair.  Please mark your calendars to stop by the Kent Center to visit with the following schools -

Avila University

Cleveland Chiropractic College

Des Moines University

Drake University DBPA Graduate Programs

Drake University Law School

Drake University School of Education

Grand View University

Iowa State University College of Design

Nebraska College of Law

Palmer College of Chiropratic

Rockhurst University

Saint Paul School of Theology

St. Ambrose University

University of Iowa College of Law

Western Illinois University – Quad Cities

Additional Graduate School Resources:


  • Advice for undergraduates considering graduate school by Phil Agre.
  • The Simpson Writing Center, Hawley Center, faculty and our staff will assist you in writing your graduate school essay.
  • Grad Source will provide you with information about graduate school programs.
  • is another site that is helpful for researching graduate school programs and a valuable timetable to help you with the application process.
  • Petersons is Your Comprehensive Guide to College Information.
  • Check for additional graduate school fairs of interest at sites such as Virtual Career Fair Events.

CV – Curriculum Vitae

A CV is similar to a resume in that is is a document listing your accomplishments.  The difference is that a CV is used in more of an academic or research based setting.   CVs should be used to apply to graduate school or research based programs. Below are a few resources that can be helpful in creating a CV.