The Graduate School Application Process

  So you’ve decided that you want to go to graduate school. What are the next steps? There are several ways to go about applying for graduate school, but the best approaches are those that...

Preparing for Grad School Interview Questions

There’s one key element that can help separate your grad school interview from the pack: preparation. Specifically, preparing for the types of grad school interview questions that might be asked. You may not be able...

3 Steps to Reduce Midterms Week Stress

Midterms week is going to be crazy no matter what, so it’s a good idea to be prepared for what you’re getting into before it’s here. Step 1: Know your midterm schedule The very first thing...

15 things to do this spring break as a grad student

In March or April of each year, grad students get a week off from suffering. Or, at least, a week off from having to attend classes or undergo campus obligations. Multiple ways to spend...

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...

Student Spotlight – Jalen Talley

He started out as a trumpet player in sixth grade, but Jalen Talley, ’17 music education, always felt more like a tuba player. When his high school band was looking for tuba players, Talley...

Committed Relationships and Grad School

Maintaining a committed relationship while attending graduate or professional school can be complex and challenging. The reality is, your relationship is simultaneously a source of support and a source of demanding responsibilities. The tension between...

Grad School Application Essay Writing Tips

Your graduate school personal statement may initially get only five minutes of an admissions officer's attention. In those five minutes you have to show that you are a good pick for the school. Writing an...

Student GRE experience

  This is an actual GRE Test Taker Experience from Pakistan, Samar Haider, who scored 330 on the actual test – 166 Quant and 164 on Verbal There is no shortage of GRE preparation guides on...

Staying Healthy in Grad School

Juggling graduate academics and, well, anything else is a major challenge. But whether you're studying health care or a totally unrelated subject, maintaining your overall wellbeing can go a long way helping you function...