Once you get out into the real world, you know that it is certainly not easy to get a great job and the competition is tough. Graduate school is a must for certain fields and we are blessed with some pretty awesome grad schools right here in Connecticut. USnews.com has just published a list of the best schools for 2019 and schools of the Nutmeg state appear on that list in law, medicine, nursing, business, and engineering.

You may be asking yourself, "How are the schools rated?" Actually, that's an awesome question. Various factors are considered and calculated including starting salaries of recent grads, quality ratings of academics by fellow institutions, even the opinions of hiring managers.

Yale in New Haven came in at number 1 for Law (full-time) and in the top 20 for Business, Nursing and Medicine. Are you looking at grad schools? If you would like to see the full report from U.S. News, click here.