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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.
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.
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.