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35 Advice from the Undergraduate Advisors
Advice from Dr. Hunnicutt (one of our undergraduate advisors)
Advice for undergraduates:
- It is never too late to obtain your degree.
- Choose a varied selection of classes.
- Taking a course unfamiliar to you could potentially be quite rewarding.
- Consider attending an educational or scholarly conference for historians, or your chosen major.
- Pursue your degree, history or otherwise, based on your passions, rather than monetary reasons.
- Resources such as H-Net, https://networks.h-net.org/networks, are very useful for history students and professional historians.
Advice for graduate school:
- If applying, allow ample time for your professors to consider your request for a letter of recommendation.
- Be prepared for significantly more amount of work in graduate level classes.
- Focus on writing, and the methods of a historian, rather than just facts and dates.
- Choose a school that fits your educational goals and preferred study topics.
- Consider attending different institutions to obtain your advanced degrees.