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Grad School Planning

Questions you should be asking about graduate school

December 5, 2016, Posted In Grad School Planning
Cecilia

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
Cecilia

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
Marc

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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How an MS in finance is different from an MBA

October 17, 2016, Posted In Grad School Planning
Marc

For thousands of students each year, the decision to pursue a post-secondary degree in finance or business can be a difficult choice to navigate. Two of the more prominent degrees, an MS in finance and an MBA, are often seen as being one in the same. In reality, the two programs vary widely in the […]

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Advantages of taking the TOEFL

September 20, 2016, Posted In Grad School Planning
Cecilia

As an international applicant applying to U.S. graduate schools, there are five distinct advantages of taking the TOEFL exam: First and foremost, the TOEFL helps an admissions officer determine how your language skills will apply to an academic setting. Parts of the exam will test your speaking and reading skills in a similar fashion to […]

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