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Is Graduate School Right for You?

Can you answer these questions? If not, use the resources to guide you to discover your answers:

What career am I interested in pursuing?

Is an advanced degree required to enter this profession or required to advance within the field or increase my earning potential?

Career Assessments and Exploration

Major and Industry-specific Career Coaching

What types of degrees and programs are available in my field? How do I select the right one for my career goals and priorities? Understanding graduate school

Selecting programs

Major and Industry-specific Career Coaching

Do I have the personal qualities and skills that are needed to be successful in graduate school? Being a Competitive Candidate
Do I have the financial resources to cover the cost of graduate school? Funding Graduate School
How and when do I apply? What is involved in the application process? How long does it take? Timeline
When will I attend? Now or am I burned out academically, and need to take time off? What if I don’t get in the first time I apply? Do I want to go to school full-time or part-time? Should I work first to get experience and/or save money?  

Finding Jobs

 

Center for Career Development Career Counselors and Consultants are available for individual appointments to guide you through your decision making process.

 

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