Graduate School Q&A
Prior to submitting your graduate school application...
When should I start thinking about graduate school? When should I start preparing to apply to graduate school?
Do I want a PhD or a Master’s degree?
How do I pick graduate schools to apply to?
How many schools should I apply to?
When should I start making my list of potential schools?
How will I fund graduate school?
Working on your graduate school application…
What is required to apply to graduate school?
Who should I ask to write my letters of recommendation? Are letters of recommendation from work advisors or research mentors better than letters written by past professors?
What do I write in my statement of purpose?
What types of experience, writing samples and/or projects should I include on my resume?
Do I need a publication to be admitted into graduate school?
What is the most important part of my application?
After submitting your graduate school application…
I had a bad semester/year/etc. as an undergraduate, is graduate school out of reach for me?
How can I make my application stronger/stand out?
How do I evaluate potential programs/schools and choose one?
How do I prepare and ace my interviews?
What are some things I should know before I start graduate school?
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