Who Needs Med School?

Not everyone who works in the healthcare industry pursues an MD. Find out what you can do even if you don't have one. Here's a list of the most popular jobs--and the crucial responsibilities...

How to Spot a Foreigner: Tales From a Freckled Redhead in China

Please don't ask, please don't ask, I chant silently as the three-year-old girl next to me on the train from Shanghai to Suzhou runs her hand up and down my arm. I know she will...
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Four Steps to Choosing the Right Study Abroad Program for You

Choosing a study abroad program is not easy. Don't get trapped into selecting something that's not right for you. Take control of the process! To help you with the process of researching, choosing, and...

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...

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...

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...

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