Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

To Go or Not To Go

Good Reasons To Go To Graduate School:

Career of choice requires an advanced degree
Love of learning
Want to contribute to your field through research
Enjoy being in a university environment
Very committed to your field of interest
Career advancement

Bad Reasons To Go To Graduate School:

Not sure what you want to do in life
Put off finding a "real" job
Everyone else is going to grad school
Not sure if you can do anything with your B.A./B.S.
Postpone repayment on your student loans
Others want you to go