Graduate Students in CP

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  1. Chelle116

    Chelle116 Earning My Ears

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    So I’m starting grad school this summer and thinking about applying for the college program. I will be 27 when the program starts. I’m still young, but obviously a bit older than most people in the college program! I’m wondering if anyone here is in the CP and also a graduate student? Would I be welcomed or would I just be the old fart no one wants around?! Lol
     
  2. HopperFan

    HopperFan "It's a bug-eat-bug world out there, princess."

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    My DD did the program just after she graduated from college before she started grad school. She made a great group of friends that were all ages ranging from 19 - 32. If it's something you want to do, go for it, I'm sure you will find your people to hang out with.
     
  3. airsdaddy

    airsdaddy Earning My Ears

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    My wife did the program at 37 years old, and she didn't want to leave! I think you'll be fine :)
     
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  4. ChanduTail

    ChanduTail Mouseketeer

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    Have you looked at the Professional Internships? I think they are more relevant to a graduate student. I considered applying for one but I ended up moving overseas & the academic calendar here is so different from the one in the US that it wasn't possible for me to do it.

    I don't think there's anything wrong with doing the regular CP at 27, if that's what you want to do, but if you are looking for something in your specific field & that might serve you a little bit better in the future, a PI might be what you're looking for :)
     

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