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Consider Alternative Paths to Graduate School

Purpose: Scholars will learn about alternative routes to prepare for Ph.D. graduate school program.

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Summary of Alternative Paths to Graduate School 

If in the event, you did not receive an offer or a good enough financial package to be able to attend graduate school right now, there are alternative paths you can take to eventually find your way to a graduate program. Keep working towards becoming a competitive applicant for the program of your choice by considering the below options.

  • Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)
  • Find a Job in Your Field
  • Research Internships
  • Get a Certification
  • Take individual courses
  • Obtain a Master’s before Applying to Doctoral Programs
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Considering Alternative Paths to Graduate School

In this episode of Grad Prep Talk, AAP discusses alternative ways to your academic goals in graduate school.

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Assignment #43

Investigate Alternative Pathways to Graduate School

Purpose: Scholars will examine alternative pathways that might be good for their academic goals. For assistance schedule a visit with AAP Peer Advisors.
Instructions: Plan for an Informational Interview

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