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Graduate Degree Types

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 When you’re deciding which type of graduate degree you want, you have to first know what each different graduate degree is, and what it will allow you do. There are two main types of graduate degrees: Master’s and Doctorate degrees. Master’s Programs have two types: Academic track focusing on classical […]

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Graduate School Applications & Timeline

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Before you apply to a graduate school, ask yourself any last minute questions that might affect your decision. Does the program your’re interested in allow for part-time study? Is work experience required to get into the program? Does the program allow flexibility such as dual majors, interdepartmental or interdisciplinary […]

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Acing Your Graduate School Entrance Exam

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 More than likely, you’ll have to take at least one entrance exam to get into grad school. Here’s a brief guide to the types of entrance exams you might run into. Types of Exams The GRE® revised General Test: http://www.ets.org/gre Miller Analogies Test: http://psychcorp.pearsonassessments.com/haiweb/Cultures/enUS/site/Community/PostSecondary/Products/MAT/mathome.htm Law School Admissions Test: http://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/about-the-lsat/ […]

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College: Maximizing Your Time

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 First Year of College Your first year of college is all about transition and adjustment. Ideally, here are the things you will accomplish to stay on track: Complete the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and attend a workshop to learn about your personality Schedule an appointment with your career coach […]

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Career Fair Success

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 A Career Fair offers the chance to speak directly with recruiters offering internship, job, and project-based employment opportunities. Although a job fair can be nerve wracking at first, it can also be exciting. Remember that the people on the other side of the table are humans, too, who once […]

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How to Talk Politics in the Office

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Religion and politics: the two forbidden conversation topics. You’ve probably heard your Great Aunt Bessie say, “Don’t talk about religion or politics at the dinner table.” What’s the big deal? Well, have you seen the media buzz lately? Religion and politics are impassioned topics for many people, and some […]

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Managing Your Online Presence

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Managing your online presence is important because employers often check your social media profiles to ensure you’re the kind of candidate they want to hire. Maintain your online presence: Don’t Flame Out. If you disagree with someone, always do so respectfully. “Flames” and profanity can help you strike out […]

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