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Twardowski Career Development Center

Researching Schools and Programs

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Twardowski Career Development Center

225 Lawrence Center
705 S. New Street
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2501

Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm (Fall & Spring Semesters)
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm (Summer)

The career center follows the University’s calendar for holidays, delays, and closures.

Drop-In Hours (no appointment needed):
Monday-Friday: 1:00-3:00pm

About The Center & Staff Directory

Researching Schools and Programs

Where to look (a few selected sites)

Details to Research When Selecting Graduate Programs

  • Do the curriculum and types of degrees offered support your goals?
  • What are the faculty members' research interests and specialties, and how might they relate to or support your interests?
  • What are the admission test requirements (e.g., GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT) and prerequisites (e.g., GPA, undergraduate degree, recommendations)?
  • What is the size of the program (i.e., the number of students, the size and diversity of the faculty)?
  • How competitive and selective is the program?
  • Is the program accredited by an organization that affirms its quality?
  • What financing options are available?
  • What is the campus/town/city/state like and does it offer you your preferred lifestyle choices?

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