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Research Experience for Grad School Admissions

By - Dec 14, 04:04 AM   Comments [0]

Research experience can be one of the biggest boosts to your competitiveness when applying to graduate programs, but why do graduate programs value research experience so highly, and what types of research should undergraduates be pursuing to give themselves the greatest advantage? Let’s get into...

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3 Keys to Networking for Graduate School

By - Dec 12, 03:48 AM   Comments [0]

Elite graduate school admissions is competitive, and applicants have to work hard to juggle the many different elements that go into making a competitive admissions profile. Things like great grades, excellent GRE scores, and a polished resume oftentimes can only get you in the door...

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4 Reasons To Pursue An Engineering Masters

By - Dec 7, 07:48 AM   Comments [0]

Unlike many fields, engineers can make a pretty good salary with only a bachelor’s degree. Graduates with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2017 made a starting median salary of $69,500 upon entering the workforce. US News and World Report lists the...

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“Do I need a graduate degree?” Well … it depends.

By - Dec 5, 07:28 AM   Comments [0]

Is your graduate degree more important than your undergraduate degree? That’s a tough question, and one that has different answers for different people. For humanities students today, an undergraduate degree is most often thought of as the first step towards a more involved educational path. Teaching...

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10 Tips for Prepping for Grad School Admissions

By - Dec 3, 07:05 AM   Comments [0]

In addition to getting good grades and taking the GRE, there’s tons of stuff  that students who are considering going to graduate school should be doing during their undergraduate studies to improve their chances of having a competitive admissions profile. Below, find ten things we think...

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November – Just the Time for a Discount!

By - Nov 15, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s crunch time. Whether you’re applying to college, b-school, law school, or a masters or PhD program, deadline season is just around the corner. There are dozens of deadlines between the beginning of November and the end of January. Will your application be as strong as...

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The Increasingly Important Role of Social Media in the Application Process

By - Nov 3, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

On October 25th, Kaplan Test Prep released the results of a survey from over 150 business schools in the United States. While the survey only interviewed business schools, the implications are relevant to all college and graduate school applicants. With regard to social media, the results very clearly...

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MIT Sloan Master in Finance: How to Get In!

By - Oct 31, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This week we are pleased to welcome Heidi Pickett, Director of the MIT Sloan Master of Finance Program. Heidi worked in financial services for 20 years before becoming Director of this program in 2011. She fills us in on what the program is looking for...

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1 Doctor, 2 Entrepreneurs: Eliza Morrison & Andrew Nimmich

By - Oct 24, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Meet Eliza Morrison and M4 Andrew Nimmich, the CEOs of Tutor the People and Nerdly. Both of today’s guests attended the College of Charleston in South Carolina where Eliza Morrison majored in French, Russian and Comparative Literature. Andrew Nimmich also attended the College of Charleston and...

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What are Interest Rates and APR? (And Why are They Important?)

By - Oct 15, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s face it: education is expensive. And that’s before adding in an international component. Few students can afford the cost of attendance with the money that’s sitting in their bank accounts – their bank, their parent’s bank, and the accounts of half a dozen close friends...

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