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Should I Take a Year Off Before Grad School? What a Year Off Did For Me

You wish. Do something useful! This is for when you retire with millions.

A competitive graduate student application should ideally include a high GPA, a competitive GRE score, applied work experience, and professional presentations (e.g. publications). If you are like one of the many applicants that actually had a social life during college, you may be deficient in one or more areas! As a current grad student, I can attest that in my cohort of 10 people, only one person chose this path to grad school.

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