Career Questions tagged Graduate School

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Active Nov 30 at 10:19 PM

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Amera McCoy | Manager BCM Vendor Risk Mgmt at CME Group I have the following degrees, BA in Psychology, MS in Industrial ...

How to Structure and Write a great Statement of Purpose for Graduate School?

Hi, I am a mechanical engineering senior interested in applying for grad school for next fall. I understand that schools want a statement of purpose/essay detailing why I want to apply for the program, my interests, my experience, etc. I'm interested in design and manufacturing engineering and...

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Active Nov 14 at 01:45 AM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Melvin,Start with the understanding that nobody truly "reads" anymore. Since it ...

Do global internships benefit you when it comes to veterinary school applications??

I'm currently an undergraduate looking to apply to vet school in a few years. I know that having relevant experience is crucial, so I've been applying for lots of internships. I fond some summer opportunities abroad, but there are steep program fees and I'm wondering if entry into these would...

#admissions #grad-school #veterinary #resume #internship #science #veterinary-school #research #vet-school #application #job #graduate-school #college #veterinarian #global #work

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Active Nov 14 at 12:15 AM

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Posted by Kathryn C.’s Avatar Kathryn C.
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Lindsay Williambrown | Award-Winning Enterprise Transformation | Humane People Strategy | ... I would highly advise to use your internships to gain experience ...

How do I gain entry-level experience with K-12 students

I am applying to Cal State Northridge for their master's degree in school psychology. My background is working with intellectually and developmentally delayed adults. However, I have never worked with K-12 how do I get started? If I don't have that experience it does not disqualify me. However,...

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Active Nov 04 at 12:52 AM

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Gwen Hardin, MS, PPS, APCC | School Counselor and Mental Health Clinician Hi Jessica, You may want to consider looking at any volunteer ...

Funding Graduate School

Is there a financial aid database specifically for individuals attempting to go to graduate school? #graduate-school #financial-aid...

#scholarship

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Active Oct 17 at 03:13 PM

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Alexandra Tapper | Undergraduate Research Assistant at University of Massachusetts Amherst Hi Sahonara!I am in a similar situation right now, as I ...

How do I find a career after grad school?

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Active Oct 17 at 08:00 PM

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Raj Khurana Well, it depends what curriculum you are pursuing in graduate school ...

How do I find a job after grad school?

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Active Oct 14 at 06:01 PM

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Lashay Taylor | --Career Counselor, Educator, and Motivator Hello Bobby:Great question. If your grad program requires an internship, try ...

How do I balance grad school with a full-time job?

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Active Oct 15 at 03:40 PM

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Posted by Bobby L.’s Avatar Bobby L.
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Molly Swenson | Director, Project Management Office (PMO) at SAP SuccessFactors Hi Bobby, great question.  It's very difficult to balance grad school ...

PT school deadline

Does anyone know how long it will be until you find out if you get accepted into graduate school, PT more specifically? #admissions #college-admissions #graduate-school #ptschool...

#admissiondecisions

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Active Nov 14 at 04:54 PM

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Paul Gullatte | Senior Compliance Associate Every school is different so you will need to contact the ...

How important are clubs/extracurricular activities in comparison to coursework or internships??

Does joining clubs or extracurricular activities during your years as an undergraduate significantly impact your resume or chances at graduate school or is it better to keep that to a minimum and focus on getting work experience and taking a rigorous course load?? # #college #grad-school...

#college-advice #resume #internship #veterinary-school #college-admissions #vet-school #application #job #graduate-school #veterinarian

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Active Sep 30 at 12:48 AM

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Posted by Kathryn C.’s Avatar Kathryn C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing that you can do is to develop ...
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Emem,Unless the Master's is absolutely required for the position you are ...

Does completing your undergraduate degree in three years as opposed to four negatively affect your prospects of professional school??

I'm hoping to attend graduate school for veterinary medicine, but I'm curious as to whether finishing my undergraduate studies early would hinder me even if I acquired lots of experience beforehand and completed all of the necessary credits. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks. #college...

#school #veterinary #degree #medical #veterinary-school #vet-school #graduate-school #medicine #veterinary-medicine

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Active Sep 15 at 12:53 PM

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Roger Hancock | Corporate Volunteer Program Management I can’t see how completing your undergrad degree in 3 years ...

Is earning a PhD worth the time?

Besides the eventual money payoff, it the investment in all that time and work for school for all those years worth it? #phd #medicine #education #graduate-school...

#college-bound

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Active Dec 05 at 06:03 PM

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Carlos Eduardo de Andrade | Senior Inventive Scientist at AT&T Labs Research It depends very much from a field to another, but in ...
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Derek Ponticelli | Strategic Planning Manager at Airbnb Hey Kevin, great question! I think many schools will have classes ...

How is Grad School for Chemistry majors?

and what are good tips to help you get into a good grad school? #chemistry...

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Active Aug 21 at 06:55 PM

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What are some methods to reduce the cost of medical school/pay off debt effectively?

Even though medical school is several years away for me, I would like to be prepared in advance. I've seen that med school is quite the hassle in terms of finances and debt, but that the result is worth it, including the income from a residency after med school. Are there any other ways to...

#school #financial-services #psychology #medical-school #psychiatry #graduate-school #medicine #premed #debt

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Active Nov 27 at 09:45 PM

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Sean Buchan | Wealth Management Banking Specialist at Merrill Lynch Medical school is one of the few schools I believe are ...

When considering grad school, what makes an application stand out?

For a grad applicant, what are some things that the programs prefer on a resume and how do I present myself in a way that will give me a leg up? #graduate-school...

#school

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Active Aug 23 at 02:48 AM

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Posted by Hannah B.’s Avatar Hannah B.
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Tammie Stagnitta | Project Manager Hannah:It is great to hear you are considering graduate school and ...

Would you attend a school that was not accredited yet?

Schools sometimes are not accredited at first but are working on it. What are your thoughts? #graduate-school...

#accreditation

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Active Aug 19 at 01:32 AM

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Posted by Glinda M.’s Avatar Glinda M.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist What if. . . ?No, I would not. I have seen ...

What are the requirements to become a software development manager?

I'm a sixth grader, fresh in middle school at Belfry Middle, I presently participate at an all girls S.T.E.M camp for Verizon Innovative Learning. I'm looking to have my future planned out . I have plans for my majors and what college I want to go to but i'm not sure what degrees i'll need....

#college-bound #graduate-school #technology #tech #college-major

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Active Sep 12 at 01:15 AM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Software development is a very interesting and challenging and rewarding field ...

How do you get rid of discouragement when facing competition?

There aren't many vet schools in the country, so it can be extremely competitive. Can you share any tips when ignoring pessimistic thoughts about one's abilities and worth? Thanks! #veterinary school #graduate-school #veterinary...

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Active Nov 04 at 02:19 AM

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Gwen Hardin, MS, PPS, APCC | School Counselor and Mental Health Clinician Hi Carolina,To get rid of discouragement when facing competition is to ...

What is a typical week in medical school?

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Active Aug 11 at 04:30 AM

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Posted by Esther F.’s Avatar Esther F.

how should one manage stress when prepping for medical school?

the MCAT, i am told, requires almost a full semester of study time before, how do you deal with that? #graduate-school #medical-school...

#time-management

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Active Aug 09 at 09:56 PM

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Posted by Heather B.’s Avatar Heather B.

Stress Relief Activities During Grad School

What are some stress relief activities that you have done while you were in graduate school and how consistent were you with them? Did you think they made a difference in your focus? #school #graduate-school #stressrelief...

#stress

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Active Nov 28 at 10:33 PM

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Judith-Ann Anderson | Counselor, Coach at Judith-Ann Anderson Counseling The best stress relief in college was sports and laughing. Playing ...

What are some things to do to prepare for applying to JD/PHD programs?

-What research experience/internships would be helpful? -How important is networking when applying to graduate programs? #education #law #graduate-school #college #applications #phd #jd...

#doctorate

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Active Sep 06 at 12:57 PM

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Serge V. Vaval, M.P.A. | Career Advisor Hi Margot,Below is a link from Yale Law School. Very interesting ...

What are the most important factors to consider when applying to grad school?

I would like to go to graduate school for either biology or chemistry (I have not decided yet), but I don't know what my focus should be for my applications over the next few years. I know every school will weight certain aspects differently, but overall should I be more concerned about GRE...

#school #graduate-school #college #biology #chemistry

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Active May 30 at 03:00 PM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing is to have a definite plan and ...

What are your best strategies for pursuing an advanced degree and working at the same time?

I am interested in going back to grad school, but I am focused on my career path. At this point, it seems advantageous to continue developing my career experience, but soon I will need an advanced degree to continue my growth. Am I going to still get a meaningful master's degree experience with...

#career-path #masters #graduate-school

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Kim Gravell’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jun 19 at 05:35 PM

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Posted by Joseph A.’s Avatar Joseph A.
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Kim Gravell | Principal at Gravell Insights, LLC Hi Joseph,Ken has given you some excellent advice and guidance. I ...

What is a good way to balance graduate studies and work

After obtaining my Bachelors degree in music education I plan on moving on shortly after to pursue my Masters and eventually my Doctorates in music education. In order to qualify for the Doctoral program you must have three years of teaching experience. How should I balance my studies and...

#balancec #grad-school #graduate-school #music #teaching #education #music-education

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Active Aug 15 at 05:23 PM

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Posted by James L.’s Avatar James L.
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Jonathan Sutherland | Director of Marketing at Feeding Children Everywhere I have not personally pursued a higher level degree in music, ...
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing for you to do first is to ...

What is it like working in public policy?

I am getting a degree in social work, but my interest lies in the macro side of the profession. I was looking at getting a degree in public policy after I finish undergrad, but I'm not sure what exact jobs there are in public policy. What skills are taught? Would I work for a company or for a...

#public-policy #graduate-school #political-science #mpp #policy #social-work

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