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Posted January 27, 2015 by

7 Steps to Choosing the Right Master’s Program for You

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Going to graduate school to work on a master’s degree is an exciting way to expand career options for the future. The first challenge is to find the best master’s program for you. Here are a few considerations that may help.

Requirements.

It is usually a good idea to compare graduate programs to find the one that best suits your learning style. Some require a thesis or thesis essays to be written. Others include an internship or practicum. The courses required and delivery style will also be worth noting. (more…)

Posted May 15, 2014 by

How to Be the ‘Total’ MBA Applicant – Including Excelling in the Interview

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Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

As MBA programs become increasingly competitive, it’s more important than ever to be exceptional in every aspect of the application process: essays, resume and the interview. Because of this, each part deserves an equal amount of your time and attention.

The essays and resume are the parts of the application over which you have the most control, which is why most people focus on these two areas. However, you can do more to prepare for the interview than you might initially think. Follow this guide to become a triple threat in the MBA application process. (more…)

Posted September 25, 2013 by

Is Being a Graduate Assistant on Your List of Jobs for College Students?

If you are interested in finding jobs for college students, one position you might consider is being a graduate assistant.  Learn more in the following post.

Featured: Featured Our former ambassador, Laura Monroe, is a graduate assistant at the University of Alabama. I wasn’t exactly sure what a graduate assistant did, so I turned to Laura to explain it to us. Here is what Laura shared with me: read more

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Posted September 24, 2013 by

Should Money Be a Factor in College Recruiters Attracting International Students to Their Schools?

While recruiting international students may be a goal at some colleges, should money be a factor in college recruiters attracting them?  The following post has more on this recruiting strategy.

Su Lau, an international student and School of Management sophomore, said she is from Peru and was not approached by an international recruiter while she was applying to colleges. “I definitely think it [recruiting…

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Posted May 24, 2013 by

Why You Should Study Abroad for Graduate School

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Group of people in Spain learning Spanish. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Going to graduate school can enrich your education and create great job prospects in the future, but not all opportunities are created equal. Within any field of study there is a lot of variance in the characteristics of each program. Applicants need to consider the cost of a program, the quality of the education, the location where you will be living and the post-graduate job opportunities that will be available to you. (more…)