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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.

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?

Alternatives to the MBA in New Emerging Markets

Greg Voakes | Posted 07.09.2012 | College
Greg Voakes

In today's competitive economic environment, procuring further education to find employment is necessary in many fields, however it is a particularly salient issue in the business world. While many individuals who return to school (either online or through traditional on-campus programs part time) decide to pursue an MBA, there are several other types of graduate business degrees. Pursuing one of these rarer specialties can really make someone stand out in the crowd.

Or Maybe I'll Just Go to Grad School

Aleksander Chan | Posted 05.09.2012 | College
Aleksander Chan

Flush with the terrifying prospect of graduating with a journalism degree in 2012, I have begun to entertain the thought of trying to fulfill my most outlandish writing fantasies.

MFA: Is It Necessary? -- The Debate

Jane Chafin | Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

A degree is not something I look for when selecting artists for Offramp Gallery. The bottom line is always the work. I look for work that's honest, creative, original, skillfully executed and intensely visual.

In Defense Of Graduate Degrees For Teachers

Timothy D. Slekar | Posted 08.25.2011 | Education
Timothy D. Slekar

How about a small dose of reality? Graduate degrees were not designed to improve test scores.

Doctoral Dissertations In Haiku

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

One of my old professors liked to say that a poem isn't any good unless you can explain it to a three-year-old. I never would have thought one could...