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How to Attend Grad School with a Full-Time Job

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So you’ve decided that you’re ready to make your next move and start a graduate degree program—but your days are already packed with full-time work commitments. You may be wondering, “Can I really manage grad school and continue to work full time?” The short answer is “Yes.” But as a full time professional, you have […]

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Graduate School: Which Path is Right for You? Part 2

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In the first post of this two-part series, I cover two aspects of choosing the right graduate degree, choosing between certificate, master’s, and PhD programs, and choosing between a subject matter degree (which teaches you the “what”) and a professional degree (which teaches you the “how”). Now it’s time to explore the different ways to […]

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Graduate School: Which Path is Right for You? Part 1

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One of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever gotten is from a friend of mine who, at the time, had just finished her master’s in library science and was preparing to move almost 300 miles away to start a PhD program. I was also at a pivot point in my life: I was switching […]

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Is an Online Master’s Degree Right for You?

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Congratulations! You’ve decided to pursue a master’s degree. With that big decision out of the way, you’re ready to start researching your options. But which graduate program is right for you? These days, graduate courses are no longer confined to a physical campus. Many programs now allow you to complete your studies online—but is this […]

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