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The decision to pursue graduate school or professional school (law, medical, dental, etc.) is an important one. When is the best time to go to graduate school? It may depend on your personal goals and the field you are pursuing. The career counselors in the Career Development Center can assist you with getting information to make the best decisions.
We suggest you attend the general Graduate School workshop and then follow up with an individual appointment.Find out about the general timetable for application. The application process can be time-consuming and includes writing admissions essays/ statements of purpose. Learn what affects admissions decisions. Doing well on the graduate entrance exams is an important part of getting accepted.Find out about options for financing your graduate education including graduate, teaching, and research assistantships. Many SUNY Plattsburgh alumni choose to attend a graduate/professional school in New York; here are some websites if this is true for you.
The Career Development Center also has some valuable print directories and books to assist you regarding all of the above topics including the six volume series of Peterson's Graduate and Professional Programs
To learn more about the Career Development Center at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:
Career Development Center
805 Kehoe Administration Building
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, New York 12901
Phone (518) 564-2071
Fax (518) 564-5080