24 months prior to U.S.study:

Have you thought about what is most important to you?

To help you decide, ask yourself the questions listed within Define Your Priorities>>

Why two years? Most graduate schools start accepting applications about a year before the programs start date. You should plan on spending a year gathering and reviewing information and evaluating schools and programs.


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Congratulations on taking the first step towards pursuing a graduate degree in the United States! Be sure to allow yourself enough time to conduct thorough research about potential graduate schools and programs. If you plan to begin your program in the fall semester (August/September), start your research two years ahead of time.

How can you learn more?

        Find an EducationUSA Advising Center

        Join an EdUSA Connects Webinar

        Attend a Higher Education Fair

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Deciding to attend graduate school is not a decision to take lightly. Graduate education in the United States is a major personal, intellectual, social, emotional, and financial investment.

"I would like to go to the United States for global exposure in my chosen field. In my opinion, the quality of education provided by the best universities in the United States is not found anywhere else in the world."


- Student from India