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Applying to graduate school

At Northeastern, application requirements vary by program or college. Having a punch list for the application process is a highly recommended tool. Here are some useful tips that are relevant for all applicants. 

In general, the steps to apply are as follows:

  • Find the program you are interested in applying to.
  • Learn about the application process on the program’s webpage.
  • Sign up for an online application account.
  • Keep any and all standardized tests scores ready when you work on your application.
  • Contact individuals you would like to write letters of reference, and give them plenty of time to do so.
  • Submit your application before the posted deadline.

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