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Choosing a Grad School

By Staff Writer

Updated February 4, 2016 Updated February 4, 2016

Thinking of continuing your higher education with a master's or PhD degree? Good choice! Attending grad school gives you access to more advanced and remunerative career paths and positions you as an expert in your field. Employers value people with graduate degrees for their advanced knowledge, intellectual flexibility, research and communication skills.

Choose grad school if you want to advance your knowledge of a particular field or solve a specific problem through research. Graduate degrees open the door to many career paths and roles, including research, analysis, management, academia, and all kinds of highly respected professions.

Your success in and after grad school depends on factors such as the quality of teaching, research opportunities and access to grants and scholarships. If you want to study at one of the very best grad schools in the world within your field of interest, you may want to start by checking the QS World University Rankings by Subject

Make the best of the grad school experience with our wealth of information about admissions, scholarships, research and career possibilities and other information relevant to graduate students. 

Find out how to meet face-to-face with grad school admission officers at the World Grad School Tour:

This article was originally published in June 2013 . It was last updated in February 2016

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