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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, 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 have 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 & Academic Exploration career coaches are available for individual appointments to guide you through your decision-making process.