What Grad Program is Right for Me?

With so many programs to choose from, how do you decide which university to attend? This is a huge decision, so here are our must-read articles and resources to help you make the right choice for you.

1. US News – Every year, this website releases the “Best Graduate Schools” rankings. It’s a great place to start your preliminary research about different programs.

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2. 7 Critical Steps to Find the Right Grad School- This article gives step by step instructions on how to find the perfect grad school. It’s really helpful!

3. Beyond the Rankings – How to Choose a Ph.D Program – This post from our friends at Accepted outlines important factors to consider before choosing a program (and you can read Part II here!).

4. How to Choose the Right Graduate Program? Consider Your Personal Life – This article urges you to also consider your personal life when choosing a program. It includes 19 questions to ask yourself to help you imagine what life would be like at different universities.

Happy choosing!

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2 Responses to What Grad Program is Right for Me?

  1. Garima October 3, 2019 at 9:41 am #

    Hey Chris,

    I recently appeared for my GRE and got a Verbal score of 162 and Quants score of 159. I am thinking of applying on Analytics courses, would a lesser score in Quants hinder my chances in top universities?


    • Magoosh Test Prep Expert
      Magoosh Test Prep Expert October 25, 2019 at 1:11 pm #

      Hi Garima,

      Our expertise is in test prep, not admissions advice, so I’m afraid we aren’t the best people to answer this question. I recommend that you contact your target schools directly to ask them about this 🙂

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