Applying to grad school these days entails much more than simply matching up one’s interests to a set of prospective schools. It’s oftentimes done with an eye towards landing a job soon after graduation. We decided to ask two graduate school alums, Priya Menon of Babson and Nadia Ibrahim of Suffolk University, what they wished they had known about graduate school before they applied. Could they offer any advice to prospective grad school applicants about finding the right fit? Here’s what they had to say:
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