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Academics: Majors and Programs


Graduate School Resources

Thinking about graduate school?  You've come to the right place!  The process of applying to graduate school can seem like a dizzying array of choices and steps that must be taken in just the right order at just the right time.  Take heart.  There are numerous resources online to help you navigate the jargon, the forms, the requirements, the application and the process in general. 

Your professors are also a very good resource of which you should take advantage.  Below are a list of resources to help address some of the questions you might have about graduate school.  These resources will take you through a step-by-step process of evaluating graduate schools, putting together a strong application, applying for fellowships and making the decision about whether or not graduate school is for you in the first place.  But remember, your professors remain your best reference in your journey to and through graduate studies.

Graduate Opportunities

Research Experience for Undergraduates

REU stands for Research Experience for Undergraduates.  An REU is an important experience for you, as an aspiring graduate school students, to have on your resume.  An REU lets a potential graduate program know that your interest in seeking a graduate degree is based on an actual experience and not a less certain motive.  Browse the list below and talk to your professors about finding an REU in a field of interest to you.  If you are undecided about an area of concentration, don't disregard doing an REU in an area you were previously not considering.  REUs offer the opportunity to discover new areas of interest and offer an sampling of graduate research activity.