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5 Steps to a Stellar Grad School Application

Her Campus | Posted 08.20.2014 | College
Her Campus

What a relief it was when you got that "fat envelope" in the mail three years ago signaling your acceptance into college! Now it seems like you're going through that excruciating process all over again for graduate school, except this time, it's a lot more competitive and financially draining.

High School Graduation Etiquette Q & A

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 08.13.2014 | Education
Lisa Mirza Grotts

High school graduation etiquette involves several steps, for both future graduates and their friends and family.

Why You Should Think Twice About Grad School

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
Kevin Kleitches

Being disillusioned with your life's path is a symptom, not a sickness. In other words, it's a sign of something much deeper that you have to address. You can't just throw money at universities and expect them to cure your life's woes.

Travel Is My Grad School

Adam Groffman | Posted 03.29.2014 | College
Adam Groffman

It would seem I still have a lot of friends and followers that think my year-long gap year is just a joy trip. A lot of money for a lot of fun. Well, ...

3 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before I Took on School Debt

Allison Vesterfelt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money
Allison Vesterfelt

If I had it to do over again, I would have given myself some context for how much money $20,000 or $30,000 really was. I would have spent some time thinking through each of my options, to weigh whether this was a worthy investment or not.

Go to Grad School

Liz Rebecca Alarcon | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Liz Rebecca Alarcon

Lots of people have written about why you shouldn't go to grad school. I respectfully disagree. Grad school offers real benefits and, when done right, is an invaluable resource that can further your career.

How to Prep for the Verbal Reasoning Section of the GRE

Chuck Cohn | Posted 12.14.2013 | College
Chuck Cohn

The GRE is an exam designed for prospective graduate students in many liberal arts fields.So, is it time to start memorizing hundreds of words until your vision is blurred? No! This exam is about studying smarter, not harder.

Top 7 Master's Degrees for Making the Most Money

Uloop | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Uloop

With the cost to attend graduate school, students and educators are beginning to debate the necessity of a Master's degree. Nonetheless, here is a list of degrees which will almost certainly guarantee success in the fields to which they lead.

20-Somethings: Spoil Yourself With a Graduate Degree Abroad

Christina Kelly | Posted 11.22.2013 | Travel
Christina Kelly

There are plenty of reasons why you should pursue a graduate degree abroad.

5 Questions to Ask Your GMAT Tutor

Chuck Cohn | Posted 11.16.2013 | College
Chuck Cohn

Be sure that the tutor you have chosen to work with is compatible with you and puts you at ease. This way, when you have a lot of "silly" questions, can't grasp a certain concept, or just have a mental breakdown, you will be comfortable being forthright with your tutor

Say No to School: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 09.08.2013 | College
Noah Kass

When you step away from shiny admissions brochures there's a real risk in taking yourself out of the job market. Essentially, there's no real guarantee of professional success post-graduate school.

How to Prep for the GRE General Test

Chuck Cohn | Posted 08.05.2013 | College
Chuck Cohn

A great score on the GRE can open the door to many outstanding programs, while a poor score may dash your possibilities of admission into your top choice schools. The pressure is on for this exam, and making sure you prepare in advance will set you up for success on the day of your test.

How to Treat Every Day of Your Life as a Master's Degree

Danny Rubin | Posted 07.29.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

Six years ago, I earned my master's in journalism from the University of Maryland-College Park. From then on, I have been pursuing my lifelong master's degree. This time around, there is no graduation, commencement speech, mortarboard or tassels.

Influential Magazine, Coagula Art Journal, Celebrates 21 Years

Lili Bernard | Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts
Lili Bernard

That's what people picked it up for. There were many things in Coagula. People picked it up for the dirt. We got a level of notoriety. We were mentioned in the John Waters film, Pecker. There's a whole scene where he goes, "Be careful of that guy over there. He's from Coagula. It's a magazine."

Why You Should Not Go to Law School

Tucker Max | Posted 04.20.2013 | College
Tucker Max

I went to law school for the same reasons you think you should go -- and I was wrong. I should never have gone to law school, and you shouldn't either.

Colleges That Lead To Grad School

Posted 01.03.2013 | College

Want to go to grad school? It might be a good idea to attend one of these colleges. US News and World Report recently ranked the colleges that hav...

Some Say It's Time To Put A Warning Label On Graduate School

The Chronicle Of Higher Education | Posted 12.10.2012 | College

This isn't just the year of the massive open online course; it's also the year of two other hot topics in higher education—student debt and a barren...

The Graduate School Perception

Uloop | Posted 02.03.2013 | College
Uloop

The idea consistently presented to me is that really smart people go to graduate school; that's just what they do. So I should be going. This line of thinking is beginning to frustrate me. Who ever said that the top of the class has to go on and earn another degree?

I AMsterDAMNED

Brianna Bisogno | Posted 12.09.2012 | College
Brianna Bisogno

I had less than two months to get all my affairs in order to move to Amsterdam for 18 months. However, I had no idea what I really wanted to do with my life. Continuing school was my idea of keeping up appearances.

Is More (Advanced) Education Always Better?

Abby Miller | Posted 12.08.2012 | College
Abby Miller

Recent college graduates also get the message that a BA is not enough -- from employers, peers, and graduate schools themselves. They must continue on to graduate school. But is more education always better?

11 Tips That Will Change the Way You Think About Grad School

Brazen Life | Posted 11.18.2012 | College
Brazen Life

You might have some preconceived notions about what your experience in graduate school will be like. But once you're living it, the view completely changes.

Peace Corps Service Expands Career Options

Ross Szabo | Posted 03.04.2013 | Impact
Ross Szabo

The 27 months of Peace Corps service flies by. Some volunteers start thinking about what comes next early in their service and others don't worry about it until they are back in the U.S. All of us hope to utilize new skills we gained in foreign countries.

The Five Worst Reasons to Go to Grad School

Liz Ryan | Posted 09.10.2012 | College
Liz Ryan

The person who gets an advanced degree to impress other people is always the least impressive person at any gathering -- and why would that surprise us?

Learning to Love Being Soft

Kate Fridkis | Posted 08.07.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

It felt like the world was celebrating me for being hard, lean, and accidentally fit-looking. My body felt cutting edge. And then I started to get soft.

The Real Debt of College Education

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 07.25.2012 | College
Yvette Kantrow

It's hard to turn around these days without bumping into a story bemoaning, debating, defending or decrying the skyrocketing costs of higher education.