Tara Kuther has written on graduate school admissions and success for About.com since 2001.
Tara L. Kuther, PhD, is a writer of advice materials for undergraduate and graduate students in psychology and other fields. She writes About Graduate School (http://gradschool.about.com/), a blog and website the accompanies students through the graduate school experience, from application to graduation. Dr. Kuther is author of over a dozen books, the majority of which discuss professional development for students, such as The Psychology Major's Handbook, Careers in Psychology: Opportunities in a Changing World (with Robert Morgan), Life After Graduate School in Psychology: Insiders Advice from New Psychologists (with Robert Morgan and Corey Habben), and Surviving Graduate School in Psychology: A Pocket Mentor. Dr. Kuther is a professor of developmental psychology at Western Connecticut State University and has taught courses at the undergraduate and graduate level at Lehman College, CUNY, Iona College, Fordham University, and Teachers College, Columbia University.
By Tara Kuther, Ph.D.:
The Graduate School site is designed to accompany you though the graduate school experience: deciding whether graduate school is for you, getting experiences that enhance your application, taking admissions exams, preparing applications -- and succeeding in graduate school and afterward.