What Programs Are Best?
What are the best programs for me?
Choosing a graduate program that will enable you to meet your academic and professional goals is a critical and at times a confusing task. Rankings provide little useful information when it comes to making a decision about which programs are right for you because it is unlikely that they are tuned into what's important to you.
Where do you turn for reliable information? We recommend you begin with people who are knowledgeable about graduate/professional school and knowledgeable about you. Seek out advice from faculty and/or from your career counselor.
What is important to you when it comes to a graduate or professional program? Here are some factors to weigh as you decide where you will apply:
- Geographic location
- Program size
- Program cost
- Admissions requirements
- Faculty areas of expertise
- Post-graduation outcomes
We invite you to discuss how to identify the "best" programs for you with one of our career counselors.
You may choose to engage in some exploratory research and identify some potential programs for evaluation before meeting with a counselor. Here are some good starting places:
To schedule an appointment, stop by Roberts Hall 117 or call 401-456-8031.