When it comes to selecting Graduation school, rarely it is an unquestionable “Yes”. Are you also in dilemma on your journey after your High school?
Choosing a right college after your intermediate is a big decision, whether you choose MBA, Law, Engineering, B.A. Medical or you opt to go abroad for higher education all requires deep introspection and research. Often, ranking and reputation of colleges are considered important component by students. Though, these are important, but not the only determinants to be considered for selecting Graduation school.
We will help you in planning and making this rigorous selection process a fun task. Once you have chosen your stream, consider these factors and make an informed decision when taking decision pertaining to college selection. You might like to read – Get a head start to college life.
Goals: Everyone has different priorities and goals in life which is absolutely okay! Now is the time for you to sit down and plan your career journey. What do you want to study? Do you want to get into a job immediately after your graduation? Identify your goals, once you decide then look for the top colleges as per your interest.
Faculty: An important factor to be considered for selecting college is the faculty. Websites of various graduation schools give you a fair idea about the background of full-time faculty. Students must consider the faculty to student ratio in the college, credentials of faculty members, their specialties and achievements.
Curriculum & Internships: The range and quality of academic programs offered is another thing that students need to consider. Students should check out the course curriculum and the professional and academic opportunities offered by different colleges. Ensure that the college is covering and teaching major aspects of the subject you are choosing. Most of the colleges have at least a month of internship for different courses, which help students understand the work culture and nature of the job.
Availability of classes in your area of interest: If you really know which specialization you want to take, then find the suitable graduation school for yourself. For instance, if you want to pursue career in intellectual property Law, you should seek out the schools that specialize in intellectual property Law program.
Geographic Location: Often, importance of location is outweighed when national brand importance is considered, but, location is equally important. The location of the college has considerable impact on the geography of your professional career. Firstly, decide on where you would like to settle? Do you need to be near your family? Does weather factor affect you? Answer to these questions will give you a solution. If you remain and work in same area of your college, you will have a larger alumni network at your disposal that might help you to find summer employments and part time clerkships etc.
Campus facility: Campus facilities like housing, classrooms, libraries, etc. are also important while opting for a Graduation school. You need to ask and seek answers to questions like – What is the college and its campus like? Is there college or public transport available? Do the students have access to extra-curricular facilities like pool, gym and other recreational activities? Read, how is life at Law School? Before making any decision, talk to the alumni and collect the information as the institute websites and brochures will not provide proper guidance.
At last, one of the most important investments both in terms of money and time is your college education. It’s worth putting in the extra effort to make the right decision.
We wish you the best in making this career decision!