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Grad School Guide

Additional Documents to Aid Your Decision Process

Weighing offers of admission to various graduate schools provides an opportunity to assess what is necessary for you to be successful and how each institution and faculty mentor can support those needs. What is important to your development as a researcher? What professional and personal skills do you hope to develop as a graduate student?

The two documents listed below provide a chance for you to inventory the factors that are important to you and how a potential faculty advisor can support them. Throughout your graduate school journey you can revisit these to evaluate the mentor/mentee relationship with your advisor. 

How does your faculty advisor meet your mentorship needs?

Skills Inventory – Where do you hope to improve as a graduate student?