Grad School for Undergraduate Researchers

Many students who participate in UR think about graduate study. Some may be focused on pursuing academic or industry research careers, while others may be looking to the professions (law, medicine, finance, or public service). Whatever your trajectory, your undergraduate research background will strengthen your grad school prospects.

Career Services has put together a very helpful timeline and checklist for students thinking about graduate school. Furthermore, their Canvas course has an entire module dedicated to the graduate school prep process, which is worth your time in taking. They also provide support for test prep, coaching on interviewing and preparing your CV, and a host of other resources, including a guide for getting into graduate school which includes advice on writing your personal essay.

From a research-specific perspective, here are some tips:

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