Getting What You Came For: A Smart Student's Guide to Earning an M.A. or a Ph.D.

This book could be known as, “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Graduate School, but Were Afraid to Ask.” It is the classic guide to choosing and applying to graduate programs, and to making the most of your graduate experience. Available through the Harvard Library system or at the OCS Reading Room.
Robert L Peters. Noonday Press, 1997.