Graduate School Preparation Guide

By Nipissing University - Graduate Studies Modified on October 10, 2017

Tips to help plan for Grad School.


Completing a graduate program can open up a world of opportunities. Make the most of your graduate school experience by following these simple guidelines.

Research Well in Advance
With so many graduate school options out there, it’s best to consider your choices early. You know what topics excite you; simply align your interests with a top-notch program and like-minded professors. Nipissing has a growing list of graduate programs in a range of disciplines. Do an honest assessment of what kind of program best suits your learning style. Do you prefer research or a more theory-based program? Be sure to account for your lifestyle and the type of learning environment in which you excel. If you love a close-knit and inclusive community nestled in nature and bustling with arts and culture, Nipissing is anxious to meet you.

Pursue Your Best Fit
Once you’ve prioritized your options, the only true-tested way to determine if the university program and location are right for you is to check out the campus in person. Take full advantage of a personal tour by customizing it so that you talk to professors and other students in the program, get an accurate sense of what your studies will look like, and check out the facilities. Book a tour at Nipissing and see all that we have to offer.

Apply for Funding
As you consider funding your studies, Nipissing has many types of funding available to graduate students. Additionally, you can apply for funding from external sources. The deadlines for funding applications are key to ensuring you don’t miss out on any support opportunities.

Whether you are a current student or have been in the workforce for many years, a graduate program at Nipissing is a great way to continue pursuing your passions. Good luck!