Graduate School

What should graduate students read the summer before entering planning school? Perhaps because I’m now the director of a graduate planning program I get asked this quite a bit. This is a hard question to answer. Opinion
Jun 20, 2013   By Ann Forsyth
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As a new cohort of young planners prepares to enter the field, more than a dozen recent graduates share their insights on how to make the most of a planning education and navigate one of the most challenging job environments in recent memory. Exclusive
Jun 12, 2013  By Erica Gutiérrez
A frequent query I receive from students is whether they should focus on gaining a broad understanding of many aspects of planning and places or if they should focus on one topic in depth. This is an important question. Opinion
Jul 6, 2012   By Ann Forsyth
I’ve had a lot of students ask me recently about who should write a letter of reference as they apply to graduate school. I have a policy on my own web site stating when I will write a letter but there are more general principles that hold across many faculty members and programs.  Opinion
Mar 27, 2011   By Ann Forsyth
Summer is the time to start thinking about graduate school applications typically due in the late fall and early spring. Previous blogs have looked at how to Opinion
Jul 20, 2009   By Ann Forsyth