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Posted May 13, 2015 by

Even if Undergrad Was a Struggle, Grad School is Still Possible

Ryan Hickey

Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

There’s good news and bad news for those who had a rough time in undergrad and are now thinking about graduate studies. The good news is, you are now older and have more experience, so it’s likely you won’t get caught up in the same business that gave you trouble in the first place. The bad news is, you’re going to have to find a way to overshadow any anomalous GPA issues. But let’s start with the most important concern. (more…)

Posted March 27, 2015 by

Early Spring Scholarship Roundup

Scholarship application form with hundred dollar bills

Scholarship application form with hundred dollar bills. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When trying to fund your education, scholarships are one of the best options to consider. Depending upon your situation you may be looking for ways to pay for classes, room and board, books and more. Scholarships can come in handy for all such expenses. Unfortunately as a graduate student the number of scholarships that are available is cut significantly in comparison to those that are available to undergraduate students. However, there are still some quality options worth looking into. Below are four scholarships that you could consider as a graduate student. (more…)

Posted March 28, 2014 by

4 Written Tips To Make A Portfolio Work On You

Lesley Vos

Lesley Vos

When I was a graduate and tried to find a job, my main mistake was to send the same resume everywhere I could. Why was it a mistake? Because hundreds of thousands of people did the same, and this ugly truth did not give me any chance to differ from all of them anyhow. When I realized this fact, I started to think how could I make my resume different from others, and make HR managers notice it and invite me to a job interview. I searched the Web, and found the tricks some people used to do this: (more…)

Posted September 12, 2013 by

Have College Recruiters Mentioned These 5 Tips Concerning Graduate School?

In case college recruiters don’t do so, the following post shares five tips you should know concerning graduate school.

Featured: Not Featured Here are the top five things that YOU need to know about grad school! At first it’s overwhelming, but former Campus Ambassador Laura Monroe breaks it down for you. She is a recent grad of the University of Alabama and is now attending their grad school program. 1. Research multiple schools to find the graduate program

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