Back to School to Save the World

One way to get noticed in the growing pool of up-and-coming do-gooders is to get a masters degree focused on public sector management. As nonprofits run themselves more and more like businesses, there is...

Avoiding the Poor College Student Cliche

While studying, the main source of income for you is your scholarship and some sum of money from your parents for your minor expenses. However, we all know that this is not enough to...

You Have to Go to School to be a Librarian?

When I first started telling people that I was in Master’s Degree program in Library Science, I almost always got one of two reactions: 1. Yeah, I can see that. 2. Wait. You have to go...

4 Online College Courses that Could Boost Your GPA

In general, online classes are often more difficult than classes taken in a brick and mortar institution. This is because much of the learning is done independently, and it can often be harder to...

Using Low Grades as Assets in Admission Essays

You are seriously aiming to apply to the grad school or business school of your choice. You have taken the required tests, and now, you are ready for the grueling application process. In particular,...

Selling Your Career Change: How to Strengthen Your Grad Application

More than ever before, people are also completely switching careers--and that offers requires a new education. The reasons for this change are varied: there's more acceptance of "multi-tasking" careers (an actress or musician can...

Juggling a Full-time Job with Part-time Grad School

The majority of students in Master's programs attend school part time, and many of those students also hold down full-time jobs at the same time. How do they do it? Here are some tips...

7 Signs that you’re Ready for Graduate School

  Grad school has increasingly become the butt of jokes recently. Amid the financial turmoil starting in 2008, plenty of recent and not-so-recent graduates with bachelor's degrees ran to grad school in order to avoid...

How to get into Your Chosen PhD Programs

You've search far and wide and narrowed down your selection of PhD programs to a handy list: your safety, preferred and reach schools. Now how do you get into them? Gaining admittance to a...

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