Applying for Graduate School
There are a great many careers open to graduates with a degree in history. For more information see the Careers section of this website. This page provides links to websites offering guidance and suggestions for graduates interested in applying and preparing for graduate school in history and related disciplines. These links can help you decide if graduate school is right for you, which program you should apply to, and what you can do to help yourself succeed in the application process.
In addition to these resources, you should also discuss your plans with your major advisor and professors.
- American Historical Association – The Graduate School Application Process from Start to Finish
- The GRE Website
- US News and World Report Graduate History Programs Rankings
- History Graduate School Programs Search
- Personalized History Graduate Programs Website
- Rensselaer University Writing Center – Writing the Graduate School Application Essay
- Historiann’s Guide ‘How (not) to apply for graduate school’