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New TTU Student Orientation

Welcome to Tennessee Tech University! For those of you who are going to be graduate students here at Tech, this post if chock-full of resources to help guide you along the path of graduate school. First...

5 Ways You Can Save Money in Grad School

Many people entering their first year of graduate study experience anxiety over how they are going to pay for their education and make ends meet while they pursue their degree. There is no denying...

Essential Things to Have as a Grad Student

Gone are the days of sleeping late, partying early, and attending only half of your classes. You are now a graduate student and the expectations are just a bit higher. It’s time to step up...

Why Go to Graduate School

You may wonder why some still go to grad school once they finish college? Is it because they are afraid to work or no one hires them so they might as well go on studying...

Financing Graduate School

Given how much of a monetary commitment graduate school is, it’s best to find as many financial resources as possible. Financing your graduate education is one of the critical factors when considering a graduate program....

Finding Housing in Cookeville

If you’re from out of town, it’s important to explore all of your housing options before deciding on a place to live. Luckily, Cookeville is a really cheap place to find housing. According to this site,...

5 Keys to Grad School Success

Starting graduate school can be stressful and intimidating, whether you are just completing your undergraduate work or going back to school after a period of time in the ‘real world’. To combat this feeling...

5 Cheap Ideas for Hangouts

Sometimes it’s easy to make friends at school. You spend lots of time in the same places: class, student organizations, campus jobs and local hangouts. But other times, like when you move off campus...

GRE Information and Study Tips

Most graduate programs require taking the GRE (Graduate Record Exam). Every year, more than 700,000 people take the Graduate Record Exam, commonly known as the GRE. While the test is similar in many ways to...

4 Ways Your Summer Job Can Jumpstart Your Career

Are you making the most of your summer job? Perhaps you’re “just waitressing” or working at the mall or a grocery store. But, did you know that a temporary summer job can help boost...