Beyond the Bachelor’s: Undergraduate Perspectives on Graduate and Professional Degrees

Cover of Before the JDBeyond the Bachelor’s: Undergraduate Perspectives on Graduate and Professional Degrees is the second of two AALS reports based on data from the Before the JD study.

In the study, AALS and Gallup collected data about career aspirations, sources of advice, and reasons for going to graduate school from undergraduates considering a variety of future educational paths including a wide range of graduate and professional degrees. Beyond the Bachelor’s reveals new answers to these and other persistent questions about higher and advanced education.

 

Highlights from the report, including findings about the most sought after advanced degrees; the influence of parental education on likelihood of pursuing graduate school; and which students are most likely to see or receive information about graduate or professional school on campus are available for free download.

See Selected Findings (PDF) Order the Report