The attributes listed below are a general idea of what graduate schools are looking for in a candidate. Different schools will weigh some of these attributes differently and it is up to you to find out what is most important to each school.
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In this section:
What educational options are available after college?
What is the typical timeline of a Ph.D.?
Why should I get a Ph.D.?
How do I make myself a competitive and attractive candidate?
When should I go to graduate school?
Do I really get paid to go to graduate school?
Should I contact faculty from programs I am interested in?
How do I decide where to go?
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