Grad School 101

Grad School 101

By Claire Wang ’20


Thinking about grad school before you launch your career? Do you know we have resources you need @HC?   


Grad School or Work?

Immediately after graduation, ~20% of Fords go to grad school every year. However, this number increases substantially within 5 years of graduation. Read more.


 Grad School Composition


Alumni Outcome by Year

Test Prep

Don’t know where to start and which book to get? You can borrow test prep books from CCPA, OAR, and The Libraries!

Find out more.

Moodle for GRE General & Physics (what!!!)

Choose Your School

Resources Checklist to know about graduate programs:

  • Professors
  • Other students/alumni
  • Peterson’s Guide (see below)
  • Specialty guide (eg. Graduate Programs in Neurosciences)
  • Academic Journals in your field
  • National Research Council data on Doctoral Programs
  • Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index
  • Grad Fairs

Read the full list here.


Try to find ways to finance your graduate studies? Talk to Jason Chan, our career adviser specializing in this! And use profellow to search for scholarships or fellowships available for your nationality.

Jason Chan

Fellowship and Career Advisor, and Assistant Director of the Center for Career and Professional Advising

Walk-in hours: Friday afternoon 2:30–4:30 p.m