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Graduate Program Spotlight: History

Well-known institutions like Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Yale, etc. consistently rank at the top of every program they offer, and this is no different for History graduate programs. However, the fact of the matter is you do not have to attend … Continue reading

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Top 5 Graduate Programs: Geology

In an effort to not let my liberal arts bias permeate my every post, this week we will examine the top five programs in a truly scientific field of study: geology. Geology, derived from the Greek gê, which means Earth, … Continue reading

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Top 5 Graduate MFA Acting Programs

So,  you have chosen acting not just as a hobby, but as a career choice. You defied your parents expectations, went to college, and majored in the love of your life, theatre. Then four long years later, after numerous voice, … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is Greek: Polysemous

Each week, “It’s not GREek!” will discuss a new word likely to appear on the GRE.  We aim not only to give you a new word to memorize, but also to provide you with some background and etymological history to … Continue reading

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Economic Value of an Advanced Degree

Will going to graduate school and obtaining an advanced degree lead to a higher salary?  According to the ETS Commission on Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers, an advanced degree can double or triple your lifetime earnings. Here are … Continue reading

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My Path to the GRE and Graduate School – From Astronaut to Linguistics

Hello there! My name is Rachel, and I’ll be one of the new bloggers responsible for providing you, prospective or current graduate students that you are, with the tips, tricks, information, and stories that will help you be better prepared … Continue reading

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The Myth of Grad School? What To Think About Before Applying

Sorry about the downtime yesterday, folks! The server crashed, and the whole site was down for the entire day while they were restoring from backups. All in all, it could have been a lot worse (this is why you backup … Continue reading

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