College and graduate school are two very different environments with their own unique sets of challenges and cultures. While college prepares you with the fundamental knowledge you will need for the job market, graduate school will equip you with the advanced specialized skills you need to enter the job market. If you’re thinking about applying … Continue reading How will you make the transition to graduate school?
Grad School Planning
There are many ways to learn more about graduate programs you might be interested in: online chat groups, on-campus information sessions, class visits, and – of course – the program website itself. But perhaps the greatest assets of a graduate program (and your most valuable resources) are the current students themselves! Current students have first-hand … Continue reading The importance of connecting with current graduate students
Some college seniors might consider graduate school as an immediate next step after graduation, but it is not uncommon to take one or more gap years before pursuing an advanced degree. Returning to academia after some years out may seem daunting, but there are several ways to make the most of your time away and … Continue reading Applying to Graduate School after a Gap Year (or More)
Are you thinking about applying to graduate school this fall? There are many pieces to your application and planning ahead is key to your success. The summer is a great time to get a head start on this process. Most applications will have deadlines in late fall. Here are five things you can work on … Continue reading Planning to apply for graduate school
As you approach college graduation, you are probably thinking about what is next on the horizon. A great many students (and you may be one of them) decide that law school is a good idea. If your first thought about becoming a lawyer is that you love true crime TV shows or you enjoy watching … Continue reading Is law school right for me?