Applying to Graduate & Professional School

A daunting process… but it doesn’t need to be

Applying to graduate school may seem like a daunting process, but it doesn’t need to be. Office of Career Strategy advisors can support and assist you with clarifying your goals and reasons for pursuing an advanced degree, researching programs, and navigating the application process.

Use the drop-down box to learn more about the process of applying to graduate school, business school, law school and advanced degrees in the health professions (including medical school, dental school, nursing school, veterinary school and other health professions programs).

Should You Transfer Law Schools?

If you’re a 1L and finally have your first semester of grades under your belt, you may be wondering about transferring law schools and whether it’s the right option for you. Generally, law students apply to transfer either during the …

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Health Professions Applicant Preparation Process

2022 – 2023 Application Cycle

View this video about Applicant Preparation for the Health Professions Programs.  General Q&A sessions will be held virtually after Thanksgiving break so you can ask questions about the content of the video.  The session information is …

By Kristin McJunkins
Kristin McJunkins Director, Health Professions Advising & STEM Connect Kristin McJunkins
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Financing Graduate School – PhD Programs

Direct and Indirect Costs

The direct costs of attending graduate school include tuition and fees. Students are also often required to buy themselves health insurance in order to be enrolled. Each school has different tuition and fee charges and different …

By Meredith Mira
Meredith Mira Senior Associate Director Meredith Mira
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Taking Standardized Tests for Graduate School

Standardized Tests

Standardized tests are used in combination with your other application materials to gauge your preparation for graduate-level work. Tests may be general or subject-specific depending on the subject and program requirements. Determine which, if any, standardized tests you …

By Meredith Mira
Meredith Mira Senior Associate Director Meredith Mira
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Beyond the White Coat Podcast

Beyond the White Coat

At the heart of academic medicine are the individuals—medical students, residents, faculty, practicing physicians, and leaders—who provide unparalleled care to patients & communities across the country and are at the cutting edge of medical research advances. …

By Kristin McJunkins
Kristin McJunkins Director, Health Professions Advising & STEM Connect Kristin McJunkins
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Career Resources

Global Organization for Wilderness Education

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Nurse Journal

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Public Health / Health Policy Fellowships Sample List – Common Good & Creative Careers
Law / Legal Services Fellowships Sample List – Common Good & Creative Careers


Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) Law/Legal Services Fellowships List
The following list includes a sample of post-graduate fellowships …

Community Spotlights

Lily Zhao (PhD, Astronomy)

3-Minute Thesis Finalist,PhD

Raveesha Gupta (MA ’17, International and Development Economics)

First Generation and/or Low Income Students,Humanities,Masters,Social Sciences,STEM
  • Research Analyst
  • Assistant General Counsel Congressional Budget Office

Career Outcomes

The Office of Career Strategy collects information about Yale College graduates after graduation. This interactive tool allows users to search these outcomes by year and major. Please visit Statistics & Reports for the more detailed reports.

Helpful Tips on using the Interactive Tool:

  • There is no Enter or Submit Button  Results will appear automatically with your selections
  • Choose ‘All Years’ or ‘All Majors’- For results across years and majors or check one for more granular results.
    • Default results will show the most recent Class Year.
    • Uncheck selected major(s) to reset your search.
    • To ensure student confidentiality, results are only reported in the aggregate and more granular data is not available through this public tool.
    • The tool will return results with at least five responses. If you require additional information contact the Office of Career Strategy

Most Recent Class Overview

Knowledge Rate Success Rate Mean Starting Salary Top Five Industries
91.6% of those graduating between July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020 91.7% employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation $71,030 among graduates employed in the United States. Financial Services, Education, Consulting, Technology and Healthcare

 

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Employment Industry and Function
  • Size of the Organization
  • Starting Salary
  • Time of Year Offer Received
  • Co-curricular and Study Abroad Experiences
  • First Destination Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Advanced Degrees Pursued

First Destination

First Destination refers to the postgraduate plans of Yale College graduates six months after graduation. The pursuits of Yale graduates include employment, graduate school, independent research, military service, and more.

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