Have you thought about pursuing graduate programs in Connecticut? Connecticut or the Constitution State as it is also called is the third smallest state and the fourth most densely populated. The state’s largest cities are Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford and Hartford which is also the state’s capital. The state is one of the wealthiest in the US and is also home to the first Hamburger, Polaroid camera, Helicopter and colored television.
Bridgeport is the most populated city of the state and is home to many beautiful recreational parks which led to the city’s nickname of “The Park City”. Bridgeport, similar to the state’s capital and its other large cities, has an economy based on services including healthcare, finance, and education. Insurance is the region’s major industry since Hartford is home to numerous insurance company headquarters. Hartford is among the nation’s oldest cities and is home to the oldest public art museum called The Wadsworth Atheneum, the oldest public park named Bushnell Park, and the oldest published newspaper still around today which is The Hartford Courant. New Haven is “The Cultural Capital of Connecticut” and is home to many theaters, museums and music venues. Besides the entertainment aspect, the city is home to a variety of cultural cuisines from different parts of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The city is also famous for claiming to have the best pizza in the country, the New Haven-style pizza. The city’s art, natural history and children museums are also important tourist attractions.
Does Connecticut sound like a nice place to study? If so, you may want to pursue your graduate degree options in the area.