Preparation for Postgraduate Education

Preparation for Postgraduate Education

You are interested in earning a Masters or Doctorate (PhD) degree but you do not quite know where to start your journey and how to prepare for graduate school. This crash course is designed to provide you with the toolkit, resources and necessary perspectives to help you prepare for graduate school and your application package. It provides you with insights, resources and perspectives to think about in advance of your decision to attend graduate school, as well as some tips on how to approach the experience of graduate school. Topics covered include: setting yourself up for success, preparing your application package, and the lifestyle change that accompanies graduate studies. You will have an opportunity to talk to experts to better understand how graduate education can help you achieve your aims. Here are some of the topics that are covered in this particular course:

• Choosing the right course to study
• Graduate school application timeline
• Researching schools and departments
• Anticipating changes that graduate school will bring
• Steps to take to ensure admission to your target school
• Financial considerations facing potential graduate students
• Preparing statement of purpose (SoP) and research proposals
• Tackling the pros and cons of being a full-time student-worker
• Ways to prepare for graduate school success long before you actually apply
• Key differences between the undergraduate and graduate student experience
• An overview of the impact that graduate school will have on your current lifestyle

 

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