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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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How to Test-Drive a Graduate Program

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Choosing a graduate school is not so different from purchasing a car (hear me out on this one). Both are “purchased” with the hope that they’ll get you from Point A to Point B, and they’re both significant investments. And trying to decide from among the hundreds of graduate programs out there can sometimes feel […]

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Advice for First Generation Graduate School Students

The idea of graduate school can be daunting. How do I know this is the right school/degree/step for me? How can I afford this? Are the rumors true about the workload? These are questions that every prospective graduate student must face, but may lead to unique concerns for anyone who feels they are out of […]

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