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Graduate Students

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Overall Tips

Plan Early

  • Start early, preferably a year before you plan to enroll. This will give you time to read about the school, visit the campus, apply for admissions, and get your financial aid in place.
  • Grant programs that are available to graduate students are different from those for undergraduate students.
  • Let your professors know that you will be going to grad school; they might know of valuable scholarship or grant programs.
  • Use the Researching Colleges Form
  • Determine if your college credits will transfer to the graduate school you’ve selected.
  • If you have an undergraduate loan, find out if it can be deferred. Depending on the type of loan, you may be able to delay making student loan payments if you attend graduate school.

Research Colleges

  • Consider the school’s reputation, cost, and climate.
  • Web sites such as embark.com can help you research prospective colleges.

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