There are often many factors that go into deciding whether or not to attend graduate school. It’s a big investment in both time and money, and you’ll want to make sure that your graduate studies align with your career goals and interests. With an important decision like this, it’s common for many students to take a few years off between undergraduate and graduate school to decide what will be a good fit.
If you’re considering graduate school, spend time reflecting on your interests, goals, dreams and capabilities. Evaluate your strengths, talents, competencies and weaknesses. Answering the following questions can help with your decision:
There is less flexibility with switching programs as a graduate student than switching majors as an undergraduate. Do your research to find a graduate program that will be a good fit for you, and check out the range of graduate programs that CU Boulder has to offer!