Career Questions tagged Graduateschool
What are some post-bachelor's programs for those who need to improve their chances for admission to post-graduate programs?
What can people do after graduating that will improve their chances of getting into med school, law school, or Master's/Ph.D. programs?
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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...
I will be applying for MS from USA, can anyone suggest me on writing SOPs and LORs.
I'm looking to pursue MS in CS from USA in 2023, I'm done with tests and will start with application process. Thanks
Graduate school funding - any tips for students with gap years caused by covid-19/family responsibilities?
I wish to go to graduate school, hopefully finishing my PhD one day, returning to universities to teach students and research further into what intrigues me. However, financially, I am not capable of funding my studies while supporting my family as well. Do you have any advice for those who are...
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
I need some help figuring out my plans after college!
This question is very specific to me, but may help others in a similar position. I am a junior in college studying health science with a specialization in biomedical science. I really want to become a medical technologist (not a technician). In your opinion, what is the best path to accomplish...
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
What are the steps into becoming a High School Counselor?
Hello! My name is Mariela and I am currently a second year in college. My declared major as of now Criminology, Law and Society, but I'm planning to transfer under a Sociology major. Before I didn't know what exactly to do with a Sociology degree, and I know I want to do something with kids. I...
How many letters of recommendation is too many to ask for from professors?
I am currently applying to Clinical Psychology Ph.D. programs, and I wanted to know how many letters of recommendation are too many to ask for from professors? #student #psychology #application #clinicalpsychology #graduateschool #professor #students #graduate
How do you know if graduate business school is the right step in your career?
I'm considering applying to deferred enrollment programs but am still trying to figure out what kind of role business school would play in my career vs. continuing at a company I'm working for.
#JULY20 #graduateschool #business #school #career
How do I choose a psychology graduate track?
I'm a rising college junior majoring in psychology and minoring in criminal justice. When I was researching graduate schools, I found there are many tracks in the psychology graduate programs that I'm interested in. How do I narrow down a single track? #psychology #graduateschool #college...
Scholarship opportunities for Asian Amercian students
I am looking for scholarship opportunities for for Asian American students studying in graduate program or more specifically for Southeast Asian students. #JULY20 #asianamerican #southeastasian #graduateschool #scholarship
How do I become a PT tech/aide? I know the experience hours would be extremely beneficial to my overall knowledge and PT school application.
I'm in the middle of my undergraduate Exercise Physiology degree and getting ready to apply to PT school in about 2 years. #physicaltherapy #graduateschool #application #tech #aide #experience #volunteer #shadowing #JULY20
What is the best way to prepare for the GRE? Also, when is the best time to take it?
I'm in the middle of my undergraduate Exercise Physiology degree and getting ready to apply to PT school in about 2 years. #physicaltherapy #graduateschool #testing #GRE #JULY20
Advice for PhD seeking
I am currently a junior undergraduate student at the University of Washington and plan to pursue a PhD in the genomic sciences. I have experience in research, with over a year in three different labs. However, I am worried that my major makes me a less competitive applicant to programs such as...
How do you find research opportunities that interest you?
#research #medical #maternalandchildhealth #obgyn #pediatrics #graduateschool
What Graduate Program did you take (i.e MS Psych/MS Clinical Mental Health Counselor) that helped you with your career and getting into a Doctorate program? #graduateschool #forensicpsychology #forensicpsychologist #psychology #forensic #career
Is it worth it to double major in psychology and neuroscience?
Right now, I've declared my major as Psychology (B.S.) and I'm thinking about adding a Neuroscience major. I'm very interested in the biological basis of behavior, down to a cellular/molecular level. However, I know it would take a lot of effort, time and money to declare an additional...
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...
Can you apply to scholarships before you get accepted to a school?
I have been applying to some scholarships already and they ask what school I am going to. I am not currently in school and applying to a physical therapy program. Can I start applying to scholarships or do I have to wait until I get that acceptance letter? #college #scholarship...
Are scholarships worth it?
I applied to numerous amount of scholarships when I was in undergraduate school and I received one that was through one of my professor's friend. However, the ones I applied online from all of the scholarship search engines came up blank. I am now applying to graduate school and I am wondering...
What is the difference between medical school and graduate school in terms of biochemistry?
I have been trying to find detailed information as to how both are different but most websites either give the superficial information or they only talk about how they are similar. I do not know what path to choose so I want to be able to know the difference between the two. I know medical...
What scholarships are out there for Grad Students??
#graduate-school #grad #graduateschool #nursepractitioner
What are the most important factors to consider when deciding whether or not to go to graduate school?
I know that some jobs require graduate-level education, but it is also extremely expensive and time-consuming. What are some pros and cons to attending graduate school? What makes the process worth the hassle? #graduateschool #highereducation #graduate-school #higher-education
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...
Should I stay or should I go?
I am a junior in college studying psychology. I plan to go to graduate school to attain a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. I have heard people say that it is very difficult to get into clinical psychology programs as a student right out of college because they want their students to have some...
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