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

University library

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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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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