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Thinking grad school? Timing plays a key role

Kaitlyn Farley (middle), hosts a party at her apartment recently. Farley, in between college and graduate school, is working at Harvard while she investigates possibilities and positions herself for her next big move. (Globe Staff / Essdras M Suarez) Kaitlyn Farley (middle), hosts a party at her apartment recently. Farley, in between college and graduate school, is working at Harvard while she investigates possibilities and positions herself for her next big move.
By Penelope Trunk
December 23, 2007

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What's good timing for grad school? For some degrees, the best timing is probably never. The benefits of the degree will never outweigh the problems it creates. For some degrees, going fast is key, for others, taking your time can ward off common missteps. Here's a primer on how to approach a looming graduate application: (Full article: 894 words)

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