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Funding Graduate School: Where’s the Money and How do I Get It? Part 2

Hello again! As a follow-up to the previous discussion about funding, I’d like to share some more information for people, such as myself, who are in an alternative financial situation during their graduate school. First and foremost, it’s not the … Continue reading

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Grad School vs. the Working World: Should I Continue My Education or Start Working?

Now that it’s April, and seniors everywhere are looking forward to graduation and beyond, the question, “should I go to graduate school or find a job right out of college,” is probably floating around in a lot of minds. The … Continue reading

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Funding Graduate School: Where’s the Money and How do I get it?

Your anxiously awaited graduate school acceptance letter has arrived. Hooray! Assuming that this is the school for you, one of the next steps is to consider the financial implications of choosing this institution. There are huge variations between graduate programs. A … Continue reading

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Graduate Assistantship: One Student’s Experience

Graduate assistantship (GA) is a great way to help deal with the financial stresses of graduate school. Some schools will not only waive tuition — they’ll even pay you to go to school with monthly stipends! Needless to say, getting … Continue reading

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Financial Considerations for Graduate School

Man, applications are a lot of work.  I figured that it’d be easy to recycle essays for each application, but so far, the essay prompts have been different enough to warrant completely new responses each time.  It’s not like I’m … Continue reading

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After the GRE: Four Things to Start

The apocalypse has come and gone, and I am still alive and kicking.  I’ll be taking the next several days to recharge, but unfortunately no longer than that.  The GRE is only one part of the grad school admissions process. … Continue reading

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