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How to Pick the Graduate School That Fits You

Lili Kiefer, Writer
January 28, 2013
Filed under Student Life & News

Finding the perfect graduate school can be rather daunting simply because there are so many factors to consider.  How does one know which factors are most important to consider? While this puzzle can be a confusing one, it can be solved with a few simple tips.

Firstly, the most important thing to look at when looking at graduate schools is simply to do your research! You can do this in many ways. You may want to talk to people that you may know who went to graduate school. You may want to ask them about the sort of classes they had. You may also want to find out what kind of opportunities a particular graduate program may have. This can include opportunities such as internships.

One should also make sure that you pick a program that best suits your needs. This is especially important if you work part time while attending classes. It is essential to pick a program that fits and can adapt to your schedule.

Another good question to think about is if the school will help you learn the necessary skills you need when you get into the working world.

Lastly, price is also a factor to consider. Think about how much you are willing to spend versus the benefits of attending graduate school.


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