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Preparing for Graduate School

The decision to enter a graduate program is very personal, and programs vary widely. We encourage students to conduct research and be intentional when considering graduate or professional programs. Learn more with this page, full of resources to help you make a well-informed decision.

Applying to Graduate or Professional School is Different Than Applying to Undergraduate Programs

The decision to attend graduate school is often driven by professional goals, and programs vary widely. Some students choose research-oriented programs leading to doctoral degrees, while others may enter professional programs to obtain licensure or certification in a specific field. If you are considering graduate or professional school, you should conduct plenty of research and understand your motivations and goals before selecting a potential program. You should also be aware that admissions cycles for graduate programs are different at each school, and it is a good idea to have a strategy to plan for graduate entrance exams, application fees, and other considerations. The resources below can help you as you research and prepare for this next step in your education and career.

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