Graduate Students

Graduate & Professional School Advice from Tufts Alumni and Faculty

We asked a cross-section of alumni and faculty to discuss all aspects of the application process. Regardless of specific academic and professional focus, each one offers you important general information.

Faculty Advice

Edith Balbach, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Community Health

When …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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FAQs: Finding Internships, Jobs, and Shadowing Opportunities

Tufts Career Center advisors answer your questions about finding experiential opportunities …

I want to set up a career/job shadowing experience. Can you give me any tips?

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Do I have to secure an internship after my first …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Law School: What You’ll Need to Apply

To apply to law school you will need:
Law School Admission Council Account
Credential Assembly Service Account
Law School Admission Test
Transcript
Personal Statement
Resumes
Letters of Recommendation
Dean’s Certification

To discuss any application components, make an appointment with the …

By Dovie King
Dovie King Pre-Law Advisor
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Tips for Selecting Law Schools

Determining where to apply to law school can be perplexing. Don’t make the mistake of focusing only on what you have to offer the law school. This can feed into unfounded anxiety about your  GPAs or LSAT scores and make …

By Sherry Mason
Sherry Mason
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Graduate School Timeline

Review this list of tasks as you move through the application process. If you plan to apply to medical school or law school, consult the Health Professions Advising and Pre-Law Advising sites.

If you’re an alumna/us or grad student applying …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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School Specific Resources

Program options and application procedures can vary widely by school. Use the following sites to research graduate and professional schools.

Medical Schools and Health-Related Programs

View our Health Professions Advising site to arrange an appointment with an advisor. You can …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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5 Books to Help You Think (and Talk) About Race

For many people, the most recent protests related to the Black Lives Matter movement have sparked a desire to better understand racism—and ways to fight it—in the U.S. You may wish to deepen your understanding by reading books on the …

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