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Advancing Your Studies

U.S. News & World Report

Research rankings of graduate and professional schools in the U.S. and abroad.

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Information on graduate and professional school programs, test prep, scholarships and admissions.

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Graduate school rankings using the latest National Research Council data.

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Research Centers Directory & Scholarships, Fellowships, Loans

Comprehensive guide to North American nonprofit research organizations. Covers programs, services, and laboratories, institutes, research support facilities, and more. Note: if you are located off-campus please visit at this link and email for the password.




Pre-law guide

Skidmore offers several resources to students interested in law school

Pre-Law Guide


The Law School Admission Council eases the admission process for law schools and prospective law students. 



Law school lists 

NAPLA/SAPLA Book of Law School Lists (2017-2018) edition)

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American Bar Association

Research accredited law schools.

ABA-Approved Law Schools


Research Law Schools

Research programs by LSAT scores and GPA.

Research law schools





Skidmore College Health Professions Advisory Committee

Learn about resources on campus to assist you in with establishing a career in the health professions. 

Health Professions Advisory Committee




Federal student aid

An office of the U.S. Department of Education. Research grant and loan options.

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Mapping your future

Use this calculator to figure out how much you can afford to borrow in student loan funds based on your future expected earnings.

debt/salary wizard


Academic advising

National post-graduate merit scholarships and fellowships. Contact the Office of Academic Advising to learn more about these prestigious opportunities.

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Gale Scholarships, Fellowships, & Loans

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding. 

Scholarships, Fellowships, & Loans