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FAQs About Graduate Study in STEM



5:00pm - 6:30pm ET

Rm 005, ECSC

Interested in graduate study? Get your questions answered from current and recent grad students, and faculty!

PANEL: Prof. Katie Hixon, MS Candidate Grace Player, PhD Candidate Kaitlin Anagnost, and recent Thayer PhD alum, Dr. Reed Harder


Part I (5:00–6:00pm) – Panel Discussion
Part II
(6:00–6:30pm) – Reception w/ Food


The panel discussion will cover the most common questions about graduate study in STEM fields, such as:

  • When do you apply?
  • Do you have to pay for graduate study?
  • How long are the programs?
  • How do you choose an advisor?
  • MS vs PhD?
  • What qualifications do you need?
  • Can you switch to a different field in graduate study?

We will address all of these questions and more. (Submit your question when you sign up!)

Hosted by Professors Will Scheideler and Katie Hixon, and Thayer Career Services.


For more information, contact Thayer Career Services at or +1 (603) 646-0630.