Traveling During Grad School

If you’re a grad student, it’s easy to come up with reasons not to travel. It costs a lot (and you’re low on funds). It takes time (and you have a thesis to write)....

Undergrad vs. Grad School

Many students begin graduate school believing that it’s basically an overgrown version of their undergraduate education. However, there are some big differences between college and graduate school. Being aware of the changes you’ll be expected...

Important Things to Know Before Starting Grad School

There are always things that students wish they had known before entering a program. Graduate school is both an incredibly challenging and rewarding time in a person’s life. As with any challenge you take...

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...

Traveling During Grad School

If you’re a grad student, it’s easy to come up with reasons not to travel. It costs a lot (and you’re low on funds). It takes time (and you have a thesis to write)....

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...

Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 Calendar

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018 Calendar PDF Fall 2017   Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Fall 2017 Admissions April 1, 12am CDT Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Fall 2017 Admissions July 1 New Graduate Student...

Coming to Cookeville

  What Makes Cookeville Great? Many students find that after graduating from Tennessee Tech University, they want to stay in the area. But while it’s understandable to anyone who has lived here, an outsider may not...

What to Expect When Entering Graduate School

Let’s get this out of the way. Graduate school is different than college. Getting a master’s degree or Ph.D. is a different experience than earning a certificate, associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree. Sure, all require...

New TTU Graduate 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....