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Beginning Your Research

The earlier you begin your research about graduate studies and potential universities you may want to apply to, the better. This will allow you more time to prepare yourself to be a well-rounded, competitive applicant. It's never too early to begin discovering all of the options that await you and preparing for these new challenges.

As you research your graduate school options, you will probably encounter several new and unfamiliar terms. Before you begin, review a list of the most common graduate terms.  This will avoid some confusion and help you get the most from the information you find.

Begin your research by reviewing an overview of the graduate school process.

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