Innovation in Graduate Admissions Through Holistic Review – Council of Graduate Schools

Identifying talented students poised to succeed is the first step in building a strong graduate program. Graduate schools invest considerable resources and apply different methods to determine who among their applicants represents the best fit with the program. Holistic review of individual applicants includes non-cognitive and personal attributes, which some have also correlated with increasing […]

Graduate Student Mental Health and Wellbeing – Council of Graduate Schools

Throughout the project, we are seeking guidance from an advisory committee of experts and graduate education leaders (see below), who will provide input on the research and action plan. In addition, CGS will survey its member institutions to better understand existing policies and practices for supporting graduate student mental health and factors that may impact […]

Doctoral Initiative on Minority Attrition and Completion (DIMAC) – Council of Graduate Schools

The National Science Foundation’s Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program aims to address this problem by providing supports that can help underrepresented minorities complete their doctoral studies and find employment as faculty at American institutions of higher education. Evaluations of the AGEP program indicate that the numbers of underrepresented minority students enrolling […]

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