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Career Questions tagged Graduate Recruitment

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Anaka Mar 05, 2017 803 views

Does a lack of summer internship threaten you're success in applications after graduation?

A summer internship during college is highly coveted but obtaining one is highly competitive and very difficult. Thus, by not having one in your second year of university, are you jeopardising post-university plans? Or will finding an alternative job or volunteering role be as useful? #college...

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Georgia Feb 02, 2017 793 views

What time of year do most graduate job applications close?

Obviously I am aware it varies but is there a certain time slot throughout the year where most graduate job applications are open? When do they typically start to close? #job #graduate #job-search #first-job #graduate-recruitment #job-search-strategies

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Georgia Feb 01, 2017 947 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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Jackie Jan 12, 2017 811 views

Choosing a post-baccalaureate program vs. masters degree vs. non-matriculation to improve my grades before applying to vet school?

I am in a position where the degree I am receiving (BS, MS) does not directly apply to veterinary medicine. I have taken some pre-requisite classes ("pre-vet reqs"), but in some I have received less than stellar grades. I am also completely missing some pre-requisites like upper level biology...

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Debra Dec 27, 2016 966 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 #graduate-programs

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Debra Dec 26, 2016 754 views

Is it worth taking out student loans for graduate school programs? Will I ever be out of debt?

Currently applying to graduate schools. Private school programs are so expensive. #college #graduate-school #scholarships #student-loans #debt #graduate-recruitment

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Debra Dec 26, 2016 1281 views

How many graduate programs should one apply to?

Applying to graduate programs now. #university #graduate-school #undergraduate #university-applications #graduate-recruitment #graduate-programs

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Keegan Sep 11, 2016 928 views

Should I spend less time and money in college but graduate with a less desirable degree for my intended career?

Hi! My name's Keegan and I'm currently an undergraduate student in the honors program at Tulane University. After seeing and realizing the financial burden of my first semester here on both my family and my future self, I started thinking about changing my previous plan of a 3+2 year dual...

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Sean Aug 22, 2016 729 views

Biochemical Engineering from Biochemistry Degree

I'm about to enter my final year of a BSc Biochemistry degree in the UK. I would really like to go on to become a biochemical engineer but i'm not sure exactly what further study (if any) or graduate program that I would need to complete in order to do so. I would also be more than happy to...

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Emily May 27, 2016 2042 views

For a college graduate: If you could go back to your freshman year of college, what is one thing you wish you would have known, and one thing that you would do differently?

I know that now, as a senior in high school, there are a few things that I wish I could go back and tell my younger self... such as "don't worry about what other people think of you," "be more outgoing," and "apply for more scholarships your junior summer." In the same way, I am sure that...

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Mario May 16, 2016 824 views

Let's say I pursue an M.A. and want to get into a more prestigious university. What kinds of things do M.A. programs look for from applicants?

I'm thinking about pursuing my master's degree in another university after graduating #professor #graduate-school #graduate #academic-advising #graduate-recruitment #administrative-work

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Ivy May 05, 2016 1051 views

How did you pay for graduate school?

I know that after I get my degree in biology I have to go to graduate school to get my doctorate. I know you can pay for college through scholarships, but how do you get scholarships for grad school? #graduate-school #phd #graduate-recruitment

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Georgie May 03, 2014 2418 views

Should I apply to MBB etc consulting firms in my final year or have a year out after I graduate and have more time to prepare for interviews better?

I am a UK business student wanting to apply to MBB and other similar firms but I realise that to pass interviews at these firms you have to do extensive prep work (50 live practices, 2 months full time, amazing maths skills, PST practice etc). I am worried I won't be able to do a decent job of...