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Free eBook: A Guide to Deciding If, When, and Where to Go to Graduate School

Posted by Shelly Quance on 8/8/16 8:30 AM

  August 08, 2016    

Free eBook A Guide to Deciding If, When, and Where to Go to Graduate School

Are you in the process of considering graduate school?

Maybe you are still figuring out who you are, why you should consider a grad degree, and how a grad degree could enhance your future career prospects. Graduate degrees are becoming increasingly popular (and increasingly necessary), but is a master’s degree the right choice for you right now?

To help answer this question, we composed this new eBook — A Guide to Deciding If, When, and Where to Go to Graduate School — click here to download this resource to help you make an informed decision about pursuing a graduate degree.

In this guide, we will uncover the various options, resources, and studies surrounding the pursuit of a grad degree, whether you’re:

  • Weighing the options of continuing your education immediately after undergrad
  • Looking to direct your career after being out of school for 5 or more years
  • Seeking to advance your current career by completing that next degree

In addition, this guide will:

  • Evaluate the career outlook of your field in the upcoming years
  • Analyze what jobs are dying and what jobs are emerging
  • Examine how startup culture has affected your profession
  • Describe which careers will require an advanced degree for aspiring managers
  • Show how technology has shaped your present and future industry
  • Answer how you should decide when/where to go to grad school

In short, we hope to make the grad school decision process just a little bit easier to navigate. This guide will walk you step-by-step through the barrage of information presented to you once you begin to consider whether pursuing a graduate degree is the right choice for you.



Topics: WVU Admissions Resources

Posted by Shelly Quance

Shelly Quance has spent almost 20 years working in higher education marketing communications. She currently serves as Director for West Virginia University’s Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment where she works collaboratively with College leadership to develop, implement, and evaluate creative and effective comprehensive communication and marketing plans to increase graduate student enrollment.


About the Blog

Deciding what graduate school to attend can be daunting at times, and navigating the admissions process can be that much more difficult. We hope to make the journey from considering graduate school to enrolling in a graduate program easier by publishing content that will be helpful to you as you discern if, when, and where, to pursue your next degree.

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