Applying to Graduate School: Tips from a Pro

So you want to go to graduate school.  Great!  I fully support that decision – going to grad school was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.  Not because it catapulted me into some high-paying job (note: that’s not what grad school is for) but because it enriched my mind, advanced my skills, and made me happy.

I already worked in graduate admission when I started to seriously consider what I wanted to study – so maybe I had an advantage in preparing my application – but I see mistakes made every day that seem like common sense.  Before you click send on that application of yours, make sure you’ve read these tips. Continue reading