If you're considering graduate study as your next step, our career coaches can help you think through this important decision and create an action plan. Whether you’re interested in law school or a graduate degree in the arts and sciences, the Boston College Career Center offers resources and strategies to help you at every step of the application process. 


of the Class of 2018 are attending graduate school


are studying in a STEM-related program


are enrolled in BC graduate programs

Tips for Graduate School

One of the best ways to find out about graduate programs is through networking. Ask your college professors about the best programs, get the opinion of current BC graduate students, and email scholars whose work you admire. Network with BC alumni and other professionals, and visit the BC Career Center.

Other sources of Information about graduate schools include books and web sites, such as GradSchools.comPeterson's, and H-Grad. Click here for additional strategies and tips for selecting a graduate program.

As you go through the admission process, the Career Center is here to help. See below for strategies for taking the GRE, writing personal statements, getting compelling recommendations, and financing your graduate education.

Thinking About Law School?

Read the Career Center's tips for researching law schools, preparing for the LSAT, and navigating the application process. 

Law School Resources