Graduate School Resources: The "Thinking about Grad School" Checklist





Do you really want to go to Grad School?

  • What are your goals-- research lab, academia, industry?
  • Who has the job you want and how did they get there?

What Kind of Grad School?

Freshman/Sophomore/Junior Year Activities to Prepare for Engineering Grad School

Summer (between Junior and Senior Year) Activities to Prepare for Engineering Grad School

September (Senior Year) Activities to Prepare for Engineering Grad School

October/November (Senior Year) Activies to Prepare for Engineering Grad School

  • Retake the GRE if necessary
  • Finish everything up and send it in

April (Senior Year) Activies to Prepare for Engineering Grad School

  • Hear from schools on admissions and funding.
  • Answers from fellowships on funding.
  • Pick a school.

Some Useful Books

David Lui '08 Found This Overview Very Useful


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