Do you have any of the following questions about pursuing graduate school?
- As an undergraduate, which research roles will help me to explore my interests while making me a competitive candidate for graduate school?
- Is it acceptable to take some time after graduation before starting a graduate program?
- Which kinds of career activities make me a good candidate? Research fellowships? Post-grad internship? Full-time work/industry experience? Volunteer activities while studying for entrance exams, etc.?
- How do I network with lead researchers at prospective grad programs to make preliminary connections about my research interests and find out more about the research programs available at their schools?
If so, please consider watching a recording from our Spring 2022 virtual career panel : Graduate School in the Life Sciences
Also, you may want to review the following resources available from The Tufts Career Center and other websites:
- What You Will Need To Apply: Advice from the Career Center
- Peterson’s Graduate and Professional Programs: Information on U.S. accredited educational institutions and special programs around the world, including application requirements and dates, contact information, and program descriptions.
- Graduate School Archives – Stories in Science: Our main aim is to make it easy to find inspiring and thought-provoking narratives in science by publishing, storing, and organizing within a searchable online database stories behind the science from formal and informal scientists around the world.
- Should You Go to Grad School Right After Undergrad: General Advice from the Princeton Review
- Applying to a PhD Program: Practical advice on asking for recommendations, building relationships with faculty at target schools, and more
- Grad School Guide to PhD programs