Returning to school to obtain a master's degree in cancer nursing in the United States is an undertaking that requires much thought. Going to school is an investment in oneself and, like any investment, many questions must be addressed before taking the step. Questions such as “Why go to school?” and “When to go?” need to be answered. The question “How will I pay for my education?” also needs to be answered. “Where to go to school?” often is the most difficult question. This article offers you some things to think about and some questions to ask when trying to choose a graduate program. In the final analysis, you will need to determine what is important to you and what school can best meet your personal needs to fulfill your professional goals.