considering grad school?

Just Tryna’ Graduate is a leading resource and online community for Black students.


What is Just Tryna’ Graduate?

 Whether you’re thinking about graduate school or you’re already a grad student, we’re here to help.


JTG is a student-led movement within the higher education community centered on grassroots, democratized education. With JTG, you can:

  • Interact with Black graduate students across universities & disciplines, in and outside of the U.S., through our social network.

  • Ask questions about grad school on our Twitter feed, and read posts on the JTG blog.

  • Reflect on and share your grad school experience in our “Office Hours.”

  • Analyze various calls for papers, research opportunities, academic conferences, and job listings shared amongst our network.

Our mission is to help you get to & through grad school. Check out the information below to learn more tips about using, and growing with,




Connect on Twitter and Instagram.


Read our blog to help you navigate grad school.


Access tools to help you throughout the process.



Additional Links

Test Prep Materials

Some free test prep resources for the GRE, LSAT, MCAT, and GMAT.

Music Playlists

Music to help you with your studying.


Tips About Navigating Grad School

A list of different conferences, across disciplines.

Tips About Applying to Grad school

Undergraduate and Graduate research opportunities.


Research opportunities

Undergraduate and Graduate research opportunities.

Academic Conferences

A list of different conferences, across disciplines.