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Doctoral students in Higgins Hall laboratory

Graduate studies in the arts and sciences is driven by a desire to acquire advanced knowledge in a specific field. Many students who pursue such studies find work in academia as teachers and/or researchers; others pursue work related to their chosen field in the corporate world.

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, Peterson'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 with strategies for taking the GRE, writing personal statements, and getting compelling recommendations. Visit BC's Financial Aid page for links to helpful sources for financing your graduate education.


Questions? Contact the Career Center. We look forward to helping you take the next step in your career.