The College of Arts & Science provides very useful information to students who are preparing to apply to graduate school, including:
Why go to graduate school?
Applying to graduate school
As well as additional resources available for students who are interested in graduate school
The Physics Department’s website provides information on GRE prep for students applying to graduate school.
It is a good idea to start preparing for the GRE in your junior year. One of the best ways to prepare is tutor General Physics I and II.
Instructions for Requesting Letters of Recommendation
The Physics Department’s website also has guidelines for students who are requesting letters of recommendation.
The instructions include a checklist of items that the student needs to go through during the process of requesting the recommendation letter.
Guide to the Physics Major’s “Applying to Graduate School”
The document, “Guide to the Physics Major” written by former SPS President Felix Feist, contains a section entitled “Applying to Graduate School,” which also has useful information for students considering going to graduate school.