Graduate School Preparation

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Graduate School Preparation

Maybe you’ve been thinking about graduate school for years. Or maybe it’s a brand new idea. Either way, it can be a complicated undertaking. But it’s invigorating, too. And we can help you succeed!

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Learn how to explore and evaluate your many graduate/professional school options, prepare your application materials, and make informed decisions about your graduate/professional school pursuits.

Choosing Graduate School

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We’re here to help you answer some fundamental questions before you launch into graduate school applications, and we’ll help you to begin researching and evaluating program options.

Graduate School Prep Timeline

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Often, you’ll want to start the research and application process at least one year before you plan to start graduate or professional school. Take a look at our prep timeline, compare your progress, and make an appointment with our team if you have any questions or concerns!

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Questions? Contact CLA Career Services at (612) 624-7577 or clacareer@umn.edu