The transition from undergraduate to graduate study presents many challenges and requires careful planning and substantial time and effort. This site is designed to direct you to some resources that may help you with this complex but rewarding decision process. The most important investigations you will perform, however, will be through conversations with faculty, with current and former graduate students, and with others who serve as your advisers and mentors.
- Why go to graduate school?
- Preparing as an undergraduate
- Engaging in undergraduate research
- Choosing a graduate program
- The application process
- Writing the statement of purpose
- Securing letters of recommendation
Alexander Catchings, UW BA in English with Honors 2013, pursuing a PhD in English at U.C. Berkeley beginning in autumn 2013 with the U.C. Berkeley Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship.
- English Honors Program
- English Undergraduate Research
- UW McNair Program
- UW Career Center's guide to applying to graduate school
- The UW Graduate School
- Graduate degrees offered by the UW