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Grad School Planning

How to get graduate school funding

March 12, 2017, 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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Financing your graduate degree

January 9, 2017, Posted In Financial Aid

Are you planning on applying to graduate school in the coming years? Before you do, it’s always important to understand the long-term ramifications of a graduate-level degree. This, in part, involves an awareness of how the financial aid process works and what it means for your goals post-graduation. Does your graduate field produce a high […]

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Questions you should be asking about graduate school

December 5, 2016, Posted In Grad School Planning

Whether at a graduate school fair or during an on-campus visit, the opportunity to talk with an admissions officer is an important opportunity to take advantage of. 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 […]

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Master’s programs with the highest salary potential

November 21, 2016, Posted In Grad School Planning

While earnings potential is just one of many factors to consider before attaining your master’s degree, it is an important consideration amidst increases in tuition. According to PayScale’s 2016-2017 College Salary Report, here are the highest paying master’s degree programs: Nurse Anesthesia Computer Science & Engineering Operations Research Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) Taxation Electrical […]

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How to fill gaps in your résumé

November 14, 2016, Posted In Grad School Planning

If you have a gap in your résumé you might think that it will raise a red flag with companies or graduate schools. In fact, employers and admissions officers are less interested in the gap itself as they are about what you did during the gap – and how you’ve moved forward. First, some tips […]

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