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Parental Education Linked to Interest in Grad School

October 24, 2018
 
 

Undergraduates are more likely to consider going to graduate school if at least one of their parents did so, according to new data from the Association of American Law Schools and Gallup. The survey found that 41 percent of those considering graduate or professional education have at least one parent with an advanced degree, compared to 33 percent whose parents hold a bachelor’s degree and 26 percent whose parents do not hold a four-year degree.

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