Book Description

Review For an undergraduate curious about graduate school, this book is a perfect guide. Seligman?s writing style is clear and concise, and the Q&A format of the book allows readers to search out the questions most compelling (or confusing) to them with succinct answers and explanations... This book is also necessary for anyone's parent, spouse, or friend who is asking: 'what is grad school and why is it taking you so long to get that PhD?' (Courtney McDermott NACADA Journal)My job, as I see it, is to provide that information, thorough and unvarnished. I'm always hunting for resources to help guide undergraduates, and I've lately found a good one: Amanda I. Seligman's recent book, Is Graduate School Really for You? (Leonard Cassuto Chronicle of Higher Education) Read more About the Author Amanda I. Seligman is an associate professor of history and director of the Urban Studies Programs at the University of Wisconsin?Milwaukee. She is author of Block by Block: Neighborhoods and Public Policy on Chicago?s West Side. Read more