Career Questions tagged Gradschool

Angela A.’s Avatar
Angela A. Aug 02, 2019 98 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...

#gradschool #marriage-family #counseling #psychology #mftgradschool

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Melvin S. Jan 12, 2019 289 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...

#mechanical #gradschool #civil-engineering #electricalengineering #computerengineering #graduateschool #engineeringstudent #technology #undergrad #masters #engineer #mechanical-engineering

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Mai E. Aug 21, 2018 160 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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Clara N. Aug 12, 2018 183 views

How do I improve my GPA after a bad first year?

-I want to go to graduate school for astronomy -current GPA is 2.5 -about to start second year of college #gradschool...

#college

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Makenzie O. Aug 03, 2018 237 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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S M. Jun 14, 2018 252 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...

#socialwork #msw #gradschool

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Suzy M. May 22, 2018 232 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...

#college #graduate-school #gradschool #working-internationally #international #masters #working-abroad

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Suzy M. May 22, 2018 351 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...

#college-student #college #integration #gradschool #international #student #abroad #student-affairs

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Renee R. Apr 26, 2018 250 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...

#schoolisexpensive #adultlearner

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Elisabeth T. Apr 12, 2018 262 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...

#neuroscience #engineering #gradschool

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Veronica S. Apr 11, 2018 223 views
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Carlos J. Apr 10, 2018 340 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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Sarah B. Jan 19, 2018 272 views

How can I juggle everything?

What are some good ideas for juggling grad school with work, family, home, and everything else I need to do? #busy #gradschool...

#time-management

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Amanda C. Mar 20, 2018 349 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

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Sarah A. Mar 16, 2018 258 views

What are things that graduate schools want to see in an application?

How can you improve CV's or personal statements? What experiences improve one's chance of getting into grad school. What GPA/classes are expected? #gradschool #gpa #classes #personal-statements...

#resume

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Samantha Z. Mar 15, 2018 259 views

What are some saving tips for grad school?

I will be applying in about five months and then have about another year until grad school. I have been budgeting my money and setting money aside but what are other things I could be doing to reduce the amount of loans I am going to be taking out? #gradschool #tuitionisexpensive #savingtips...

#student-loans

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Erica Z. Jan 19, 2018 325 views

What is a good way to make sure that you have time to get everything done?

I'm working #fulltime and going to #gradschool . I have 2 babies and am worried about having enough time to do everything! #time-management #student...

#college

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Kristin U. Jan 17, 2018 325 views

What to do after graduation?

Recently declared a biology major, but not sure what my path should be once I graduate. Should I go to grad school, med school, or start working and see if I want to go back to school later on? #recentlydeclared, #postbacpath, #gradschool, #medschool,...

#career-paths

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Mariam I. Jan 16, 2018 333 views

How important are extracurriculars to grad school?

In high school, extracurricular clubs and activities are a big part of college applications. When applying for grad school, is this the same way? Or do grad schools just look for consistently high grades? #grades #extracurriculars #grad #graduate-school ##gradschool #graduateschool...

#student-clubs #undergraduate

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Ismar C. Jan 16, 2018 298 views

Do you need to get go to grad school?

I am going to college for engineering, and was wondering you need to go to grad school to get a job an engineer, or if the basic four years will suffice. #engineering...

#gradschool

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Christina K. Jan 16, 2018 256 views

I am looking to apply to graduate school this year, how do I reach out to potential advisors?

I am terrified to apply to #gradschool. I am a conservation biology student, and am looking to get into research and start grad school. I understand that the relationship between student and advisory can be very important in graduate programs, so how do I know if a program will be right for me?...

#conservation #naturalresources #wildlife #after-graduation