Posted on Thursday, May 16th, 2013 under Graduate School, Graduation, Jobs
If you are about to graduate from college with a BA or BS degree, you’re probably thinking about what is going to happen next.
Some students have had their next steps mapped out for years and even have a job lined up starting the day after graduation. But let’s face it — that’s not exactly the norm among college students!
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Posted on Monday, April 1st, 2013 under Graduate School, Study Abroad, Travel
If you are looking at international graduate schools as a US student, you have the enviable opportunity to gain international experience while continuing your studies. But you will need to assess which international graduate school is best for you, as well as evaluating other important factors, including costs and visa requirements.
Learn what steps to take before heading off to the international graduate school of your choice.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 under Graduate School, Jobs
The difference between a CV (Curriculum Vitae) and resume can be hard to grasp without some explanation. While some countries use these terms interchangeably, CVs are considered different from resumes in the US.
If you want to make sure you submit the correct document when applying to school or a job, you should keep the differences in mind.
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Posted on Monday, September 17th, 2012 under Applying to College, Dates to Remember, Graduate School
If you are considering applying to graduate school, you need to plan about a year ahead of time, at the very least. This means that if you plan to enroll in fall 2013, you need to start planning now!
Get an idea of the timeline you should follow to make sure you feel prepared — not rushed — during your last year of undergraduate studies.
From summer to spring, we can help you map your graduate school application so you’re prepared every step of the way.
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Posted on Monday, June 4th, 2012 under Graduate School, Testing
If you plan to take the GRE test, you may be interested to know that soon you can select your best score to send to colleges.
Educational Testing Service will roll out the new option, called ScoreSelect, in July 2012.
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Posted on Monday, May 14th, 2012 under Graduate School, International Students
The number of graduate school applications submitted by international students to US schools has increased over the years. In fact, the number of applications from students outside of this country has increased steadily for seven years in a row.
Though China seems to have the highest number of students that submit a graduate school application to US schools, several other countries feature students who are also apparently interested in going to graduate school here.
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Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 under Campus Correspondents, Graduate School
I have somehow reached the point in my life where four years of college have already passed me by and I am starting grad school soon. Don’t ask me how that happened, because I honestly couldn’t give you an answer.
But I can never do anything too conventionally, and that is all too true of my grad school plans — and I’m not just talking about moving from semesters to quarters.
I am going to complete my entire degree through a web-based curriculum. Full-time. So, while many students will spend their hours in a classroom, I will be learning the same lessons from the comfort of my home.
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Posted on Monday, January 31st, 2011 under Campus Correspondents, Graduate School
“I have come to realize that there is nothing more terrifying (and exhilarating) than being a senior in college,” begins campus correspondent Juliana Zipay in today’s post.
And we can see why — upcoming graduation, turning 21, and the vast number of roads suddenly stretching out in front of you … who wouldn’t be excited?
And then comes the dreaded question: Are you applying to grad school?
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Posted on Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 under Academics, Graduate School
A post-baccalaureate degree is the preferable alternative to graduate school for many students … but is it the right choice for you?
And what is a post-baccalaureate degree anyway?
From pre-med to IT, a variety of post-baccalaureate programs are available and may give you the boost you need to succeed in future academic or career pursuits!
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Posted on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010 under Graduate School, International Students
Look out, graduate school applicants — you have more competition this year than ever!
In 2010, the number of international graduate school applications has increased by a whopping 7%, according to the Council of Graduate Schools.
Find out which countries saw an increase in applications, and which didn’t do as well.
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Posted on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 under Applying to College, Graduate School
Writing a resume for graduate school is not the same as writing a resume designed to get you a job interview.
Usually, a graduate school resume accompanies your application to a college/university, and is designed to give the admissions committee some extra info for deciding whether or not to admit you.
Don’t know what to include? Stay calm! We’ll tell you what you need to know.
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Posted on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 under Graduate School, Testing
At the beginning of this month, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) announced GRE changes–the most drastic in the history of the exam–that will be implemented before its release in 2011, according to the New York Times.
As taking the GRE is required for the admission into most of the nation’s graduate programs, these changes are likely to effect those of you that are bound for continuing education.
Read the major impending GRE changes outlined by the ETS and stay in the know.
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Posted on Monday, November 2nd, 2009 under Current Events, Graduate School, Jobs
Advanced education may sound like a cozy hide-out while the economy reestablishes itself, but going to graduate school may not be as fool-proof as you think.
Before flipping through a GRE prep book, consider these pros and cons of going to graduate school.
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