The “What” and “Why” of a Graduate Business Education

Think business is just about investment banking, consulting, or sales? Think again. Business is everywhere and woven into every aspect of our lives. With every transaction we make, we’re doing business. An M.B.A. or...

My Dissertation Go Bag

I am a pretty creative person. However, my creativity reaches superhuman levels when it comes to avoiding my dissertation. I’m too cold; I’m too hot. Neither of my desks in my apartment feel right...

How to Be a Successful Grad Student: Insider Advice

You want to be a rock-star grad student: Good grades. A scholarship darling. Future employers banging down your door. And you’re totally on top of your personal life and stress levels too… Okay, first of...

Orientation for New Graduate Students

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

Graduate School Survival Guide

A guide for entering graduate students written by Wanda Pratt, University of Washington Getting the most out of the relationship with your research advisor or boss Meet regularly. You should insist on meeting once a week...

How to Create the Best Living Situation in Graduate School

Many students fret over their classes and professors, but forget one very important variable: if you’re unhappy at home, you’ll be unhappy in the classroom. This part of the higher education equation was easier...

20 Reasons to Go to Graduate School

In some disciplines, having a graduate degree is a necessity for getting a “career” job. That does not mean you should dive right in immediately after completing your undergrad degree. Just make sure you...

Expert Grad School Financial Aid Tips You Need to Know

Worried about paying for grad school? Read this first. A grad school insider shares his top tips for making smart financial decisions. Of all the challenges graduate students face, paying for grad school is right...

How to Study for the GRE

You can’t cram for the GRE test. By and large, the exam is a test of patterns, not facts, so if you want to raise your GRE score, you will need sufficient time to practice. We...

MAT vs. GRE: Which Should You Take?

The GRE and MAT are both exams taken by people who plan on attending grad school, but the GRE is significantly better known. If you’ve heard of the MAT, you may know that it’s a...