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Research Graduate Schools

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Because no two graduate programs are alike, you'll want to choose a program that best meets your interests and needs. When applying for programs, you'll want to demonstrate your knowledge of the field, the institution, and the program.

This guide will lead you through the process of thinking about what graduate programs are best for you and how to go about finding programs in your chosen field. It is divided into the following sections:

  1. Grad School? - Walk through questions to ask yourself about why you're considering graduate school and what sort of programs to look into
  2. Finding Programs - Get tips on using online resources that help you get a preliminary list of schools and programs to look at
  3. Evaluating Programs - Criteria to evaluate programs to find the best fit for you
  4. Rankings & Criteria - Ignore rankings and create your own criteria to establish what's important to you in a graduate program
  5. Funding & Stipends