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Michelle Sep 02 84 views

Letters of Recommendation

I have just started my grad school application for Genetic Counseling but am not very confident regarding the 3 letters of recommendation I need to gather. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and my own social anxiety, I have had a hard time making any connections with professors. Classes have around...

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Srishti Jun 09, 2021 253 views

Are two semesters of undergraduate research experience too little for PhD application? I missed out on a summer worth of research due to COVID. Do I still have a chance?

#biochemistry #gradschool #PhD #undergraduateresearch #graduateschool #STEM

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Srishti Jun 01, 2021 275 views

Is it better to select an established PI rather than an up and coming PI for my PhD in the US? What are the advantages and disadvantages of both?

#PhD #gradschool # #science-phd #research #biochemistry

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Devon Nov 24, 2020 822 views

What is the CEEB code for Teachers College, Columbia University?

I am applying to doctoral programs and the application asks for a CEEB code for each university I have attended. For all my other schools, the CEEB code was found by entering the name of the school but teachers college is not recognized. I know the code differs from columbia univeristy. I have...

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Alex Nov 19, 2020 427 views

How do you begin the graduate school search as a physics major?

I am a current junior in college planning to graduate next year, and am looking for advice on how to begin the search for schools. #career-path #physics #graduateschool #gradschool #application #school #college #astronomy #junior

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Melvin Nov 18, 2020 548 views

Is Quality Engineering a good stepping stone to understand/get into Design Engineering?

Hi there, I currently a mechanical engineering graduate student interested in the Medical Device industry. I saw a company that is a Quality Solutions Service Provider in the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device industry, and I was curious if the experience gained as a Quality Engineer whether...

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Devon Oct 12, 2020 325 views

Best way to ask for a recommendation letter to a PsyD program

Hello, I am in the process of applying to PsyD programs and started to gather recommendation letters. I am finding it very anxiety provoking to ask current and past employers for recommendation letters for my application. I would love some advice on the best ways to ask for recommendation...

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Allison Aug 15, 2020 259 views

Should I reach out to my prospective grad schools via email and introduce myself/express interest?

I am graduating this December and will be applying to grad schools later this fall. I am wondering if I should email the schools I am interested in beforehand and introduce myself and express interest? I will be applying to psychology PhD and PsyD programs and am wondering if this might help...

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Aleksandra Jul 29, 2020 369 views

How did you know you wanted to pursue a chem/bio PhD?

Currently, I just finished my first year at Northeastern as a Biochemistry major. I have some experience as a research assistant and would like to volunteer in a lab next semester. I am premed, but there is still some time to think about grad school. I am very interested in research as well,...

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Diana Jul 22, 2020 258 views

Whats the best masters program for SLPS?

I plan to apply to graduate program for #speechlanguagepathology but looking for a program that does not require GRE
#speechtherapy #gradschool

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Esther Jul 20, 2020 321 views

What is one lie that you wish to dismiss about graduate school and the grad student experience?

I recently earned my bachelor's and will be starting a doctoral program in August. I've been hearing rumors left and right about grad school in general. They range from dissertations being a mandatory 200 pages, how you have to say goodbye to your social life, how grad students have the same...

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Chloe Jul 17, 2020 744 views

tips for undergrad student

What is one thing that you wish you did better in undergrad school?
Could be anything!

#undergraduateschool #doctors #therapists #business #marketers #analysts #counsellor #teacher #gradschool #july20 #university #medicine #technology #research #academia #jobs #work

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Chloe Jul 17, 2020 352 views

Occupational therapy grad school

I am hoping to get into OT grad school. If I am only looking to major in psych and minor in health sciences, instead of honors specializing in psychology. Will this set me apart from other applicants?

Thank you in advance

#july20 #OT #gradschool

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Emily Mar 16, 2020 561 views

How long before applying to Graduate School should I take the GRE?

#graduate-school #gre #college-admissions #gradschool #school #standardizedtest

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Olivia Mar 06, 2020 535 views

What is the difference between an RA and a TA in graduate school?

#gradschool #graduate-school #research-assistant #teaching-assistant

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Angela Aug 02, 2019 312 views

What are some things to do as I prepare to take courses for marriage and family counseling?

When I say things to do, I mean how to personally prepare myself. In terms of mentally; maybe volunteer programs that could give me an idea of what I might be getting into, open internships; anything that could give me some tangible experience; or even just some advice. #internship...

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Melvin Jan 12, 2019 669 views

Undergrad engineering vs Grad engineering?

Hi all, I plan to enter Graduate study for Mechanical Engineering next fall and I just want to know, what are the differences (and even similarities) between the undergraduate and graduate levels in engineering? How should I prepare myself to know what to expect? Thanks. #engineering...

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Mai Aug 21, 2018 403 views

GRE test sending to college?

When sending your GRE tests to colleges, do they see all of the attempts or do you only send in the one you want to? #GRE #Gradschool

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Makenzie Aug 03, 2018 461 views

Graduate School Scholarships and Grants

I learned that I was going to be continuing my education late July, which is very late to start applying for scholarships and grants. Does anyone have any advice about where to go to apply for scholarships or grants that are still open? #scholarships #grants #gradschool

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Hannah Aug 03, 2018 346 views

What year in college should someone first start doing observation hours if they are looking to go to graduate school for physical therapy?

Graduate schools suggest completing observation hours in different physical therapy setting. #Gradschool #physical-therapist #physical-therapy

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S Jun 14, 2018 515 views

Pursuing a MSW

I am really interested in pursuing a MSW. I am finishing up a graduate certificate in Sociology, but I don’t have a lot of recent, relevant work experience. I understand that most MSW programs require work (or at least volunteer) experience. What are some good strategies for networking and...

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Suzy May 22, 2018 606 views

Will I still feel part of my University if I am an international student?

I will be attending Graduate School in either Ireland or the UK this fall, as an international student I am nervous about not feeling part of my University as much as I did when I attended an Undergraduate course in the US. Will my status as an international student make it harder to feel...

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Suzy May 22, 2018 495 views

If I attend Grad School abroad will it be easier to work internationally with my degree?

I am attending Graduate School abroad this upcoming year for a one-year Msc in Applied Behavior Analysis. There are currently many positions in the US for careers in Behavior Analysis, however my main interest is to work internationally. Since my Master's degree will be from an international...

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Hope May 17, 2018 576 views

How difficult is it to get into graduate school for Classics?

#school #classics #gradschool #college #college-major

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Renee Apr 26, 2018 473 views

Where will I gain the most knowledge, graduate school or working in a profiessional capacity?

I am beginning a Master's in Social Work program this fall as an adult learner. I currently work full-time in a social service agency. Sometimes I wonder if going back to school will be beneficial over the experience I will gain in my current field of work. #gradschool #socialwork...

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Sarah Apr 21, 2018 653 views

How will I be able to juggle work, school and having a personal life?

#inovermyhead #help ##gradschool #nurselife #socialbutterfly

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Elisabeth Apr 12, 2018 457 views

What is the best way to prepare for studying engineering in graduate school?

I am interested in Computational Neuroscience, and hope to study either Biomedical engineering or electrical engineering in college, along with neuroscience. I want to make sure that I am a good candidate for graduate school (in engineering or computational neuroscience), while still adamantly...

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Veronica Apr 11, 2018 404 views

Do I need to go to grad school to find a decent job?

#gradschool #after-college

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Carlos Apr 10, 2018 594 views

As a public relations major does getting a masters degree make much of a difference?

I have been thinking about applying to grad school for quite some time now but every time I do research there is not much information that suggests having a masters degree will give me much of an advantage over other students
#gradschool #public-relations

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Amanda Mar 20, 2018 576 views

Is getting a master's degree worth it for working in tech companies?

I already have a company that's interested in hiring me after I graduate. Should I still be considering applying to a graduate program? #gradschool #tech