Unearth your goals
What kind of mentor do you want? What kind of research do you want to do? Go beyond the rankings to find a program that fits your passion.
Evaluate your competitiveness
How are your GPA and GRE? Do you meet all the prereqs for the program? And most importantly, are you PhD material?
Prioritize your interests
A PhD is a multi-year commitment. You need to choose a program that fits with your interests AND your needs (location, finances, and departmental culture).
A PhD is a big commitment. Choosing the right program takes some deep introspection and thorough school research. You need to think about who you are, what you want, and where you want to be in the future.
This guide will get you thinking and planning, and ultimately come up with a list of the best PhD programs for you: programs that fit your goals, but also inspire you to do your best work.
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About the Author
With nearly 10 years of experience at Accepted, Dr. Rebecca Blustein has coached applicants to acceptances at top masters and PhD programs, as well as residency and fellowship programs, med schools, law schools, and business schools. She has also guided them in winning prestigious merit awards. She holds a BA and PhD from UCLA in English and Comparative Literature and a Master's degree in Irish literature, and has taught college-level writing and literature.