Welcome to the Road Less Traveled!
We are glad that you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree! We are also aware that deciding to get your advanced degree isn’t an easy decision — there’s a lot to consider. If you're still unsure about whether or not it's for you, connect with some of our students and alumni as they share their stories about what brought them to graduate school, why they chose UNC and what their experience has been so far.
On My Way
To all prospective UNC grad students, believe in yourselves! You are strong enough, smart enough and mighty enough to pursue a graduate degree!
On My WayRead Alyssa's Story
If you feel it in your gut, like, truly feel the desire to pursue a graduate degree, go talk to faculty members and their graduate students to see if it is the right fit.
Almost ThereRead Dannon's Story
The professors have high expectations and the workload is challenging. However, now that I am almost done, I can say that I appreciate the rigor.
Almost ThereRead Candice's Story
Lessons learned both in and out of the classroom from UNC have been of immense help. Working as a consultant in the Research Consulting Lab at UNC was the best training for what I do professionally.
Recent GraduateRead Michael's Story