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...

Avoid Graduate School Hell! Select Your Advisor and Committee Wisely

Many students think I write articles like these because I did not have a good advisor. In fact, I did. He was a tenured professor and well respected in my academic department. He wasn’t...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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