Whether at a graduate school fair or during an on-campus visit, it’s important to take advantage of the opportunity to talk with an admissions officer. Moreover, there are certain questions that all prospective applicants should be asking: Do you evaluate how a student’s skills and interests will align with potential research efforts of faculty? Within … Continue reading Questions you should be asking about graduate school
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If your child is applying to college, there is no doubt a lot of excitement (and other emotions!) in your home. You may be excited for your son or daughter to experience the world on his or her own next year, to learn from a great college or university. Or you may be excited that … Continue reading Parents’ role in the college admissions process
Coming overseas to start graduate school in the US can feel overwhelming and scary. Take the time to visit the following centers and offices on your new campus within the first few weeks after you arrive. They can offer invaluable resources to help with a smooth transition. International Student Center You will likely be required … Continue reading Top Spots on Campus for International Students
The summer flew by and somehow you’ve already started your senior year of high school – it feels important and you want to make the most of it. Then wham, you realize you didn’t spend enough time on your college applications this summer. Don’t panic! Spending a little time organizing will set you up to … Continue reading Overwhelmed by College Application Season?
You got into your dream graduate program, but shortly after unpacking your things, that feeling of excitement leaches out of you. The first week of classes comes and goes, and you look around at a sea of unfamiliar faces, confident students strutting across campus to the library or making great strides on their lab research. … Continue reading Grad Student Imposter Syndrome