How is grad school different from college?

April 22, 2016 By Marc Zawel, Posted In Grad School Planning

Graduate candidates might be embarrassed to ask, but knowing what to expect, socially, academically and culturally of a graduate degree experience is hard to pin down. Applicants usually have an undergraduate degree as their only point of reference in higher education, but are the two experiences relatable? Yes and no. Here are some of the […]

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College planning: 5 common misconceptions

April 22, 2016 By Aidan Sullivan, Posted In Finding the Right College

The early stages of college planning and research for high school underclassmen can often feel like information overload. Rankings, statistics and social media provide endless amounts of information – some useful – some not so much. Over the years, we’ve received quite a bit of feedback when it comes to the college search process. Here are […]

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Grad school planning for international students

April 18, 2016 By Aidan Sullivan, Posted In International Students

For international students looking to come to the United States for grad school –  it’s a very exciting adventure. But, it can also be quite complicated. Here are 5 pre-departure “things to know” for helping students transition to life in the United States. 1. Know your resources International students should familiarize themselves with the resources […]

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College planning for rising juniors

April 13, 2016 By Stephen Friedfeld, Posted In Planning for the Process

As a freshman in high school, you were excited to be at a new school with new responsibilities, teachers, classes and sports. As a sophomore, you grew, studied hard and enhanced your skills in athletics, community service and classwork. Now you are a junior, and the idea of life at college has crept into your […]

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Tips for attending MBA fairs

April 11, 2016 By Marc Zawel, Posted In MBA Strategy

You’ve agonized over schools. You’ve picked apart different programs. You’ve made lists and lists of requirements. However, there’s only so much you can learn about a school or program online. Attending an MBA fair is a good next step in the process. Attending MBA fairs will allow you to learn more about programs you are […]

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What is an MBA worth?

March 30, 2016 By Aidan Sullivan, Posted In MBA Strategy

For prospective MBA candidates, return on investment is an important consideration. In particular, salaries and earning-potential are valid concerns that all applicants have. Data from the Graduate Management Admission Council shows positive results. The survey covers responses from 748 employers in 47 countries around the world. Let’s take a look at four of the most important […]

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How to get graduate school funding

March 30, 2016 By Stephen Friedfeld, Posted In Grad School Planning

As a graduate student, applying for funding for research can be a long, difficult and uncertain process. Many fellowships are out there – but you’ll need to do your research to find the right ones! Even as an applicant to graduate programs – especially those in the sciences and in engineering – you should apply […]

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