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Kira N. Jul 12, 2016 586 views

Is graduate school really necessary?

I'm a rising third year in college and I'm struggling with deciding on future career plans and whether to continue my education or not. While I know it can help, I don't know tangible benefits of going to grad school. graduate-school graduate-programs...

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Skylar B. Apr 17, 2018 450 views

Is it best to go to graduate school in a city with a high demand for my particular career?

I am asking because I may have various options in the coming years when I begin to decide about graduate school. graduate-school graduate-programs school-psychology...

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Nicole C. Jan 23, 2017 1209 views

What qualifies as professional experience when applying to Business School?

A requirement for some graduate business programs is a minimum of two years of professional experience but what type of jobs qualify as this? Can a part-time job fulfill this requirement? college business graduate-school graduate-programs...

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Calvin K. Jun 22, 2016 704 views

Is getting a psychologist job even possible without higher education?

And by higher education I mean graduate school. Is it even possible to become a psychologist if I don't plan on going into graduate school? psychology graduate-school masters phd...

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Georgia B. Feb 01, 2017 737 views

Is taking a year out of university/college to gain a year of experience in industry really necessary?

Obviously gaining industry experience before graduating is great but how important would you rate it? Would it strongly differentiate between two potential candidates? How valued for a graduate job would it be? Even if the experience isn't completely relevant to the job. Are graduates looked...

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Morgan T. Oct 31, 2016 823 views

What Veterinarian programs are the hardest/easiest to get into?

Wanting to apply to as many as I need to, but don't want to waste time at some! college veterinary...

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Alexandra C. Oct 05, 2016 663 views

When should psychology majors looking to pursue a Ph.D. program plan to enter said program?

I'm currently a freshman psychology major, but I want to start planning early for what I want to do upon graduating with my bachelors. I'd like to become a psychology professor and researcher. I've heard a number of different options for this...1.) You can attend a grad program straight out of...

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Stacia S. Aug 31, 2017 1637 views

How important is grad school for a advertising degree?

Am currently in college as an advertising major and considering the option of grad school. Is it important or worth it to go and do it or just go out in the world and begin a job? gradschool advertising marketing-and-advertising...

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Mitchell A. Sep 14, 2016 792 views

Does every Psychology major necessarily need graduate school?

I am currently debating on attending graduate school and continuing my education for a Master's Degree. My main concern is that if I decide to not further do my education will it make things harder for myself in the long run to land a job. However, I understand that by getting your Masters you...

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Morgan T. Oct 31, 2016 547 views

How many volunteer/interning hours should I try to have before applying for veterinarian programs?

Also anything relating to what I could have on my application that would make me more valuable, or appealing, over other candidates! college graduate veterinary veterinary-medicine...

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Debra Z. Dec 27, 2016 536 views
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Debra Z. Dec 27, 2016 736 views

What do graduate schools focus on in the admissions process?

I have heard that graduate programs will first look at GPA, which will then remove the unqualified students. graduate-school college-admissions masters college-recruiting graduate-recruitment...

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Calvin K. Jun 04, 2016 1051 views

How long does a Master's degree in Psychology take?

I've heard 2-3 years for most people, but never got a definite number. Can it take longer than 3 years? psychology graduate-school masters...

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