Applying to Graduate School in Geography

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The decision to attend graduate school to earn an advanced degree in Geography is not one to be taken lightly.  However, receiving a master's or doctorate degree can be a significant boost to your ability to attain the position you want.  Many students that you will encounter in Geography graduate programs come from disciplines other than Geography; most have taken time off after their undergraduate work for working, traveling, etc., and many come from abroad.

Graduate school can increase your knowledge of the world, expose you to the latest and best in geographic technology, offer you the chance to work closely with professors on research topics, and enhance your long-term earning power.

Ask Professor Bertolas about applying to graduate schools.  Begin preparing early for the application process by revising your resume, taking courses appropriate to advanced study in the field, and improving skills that will make you an attractive applicant.