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6 Tips for Improving Your Writing in Graduate School
September 8, 2016

If you’ve already been accepted to graduate school, we’ve got good news for you: your writing skills were strong enough to get your application past the admissions committee. But this doesn’t mean you can just kick back and coast on what worked during your undergraduate studies. Not only will more be expected of you during your pursuit of an advanced degree, but there’s also likely to be a thesis in your future. The takeaway? The time is now to sharpen up your writing skills. Let’s count down six tips aimed at ensuring that your writing is on point in graduate school.


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Five Ways to Fund Your Master's Without Going Into Debt
September 1, 2016
Graduate school can be an important career step and one that often opens doors to new opportunities and a higher pay grade. But a master's degree isn't free, and many students wonder if the benefits outweigh the cost, and if so, how they will fund their studies. Luckily there are many ways to earn a...

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Five Scientists Who Will Inspire You During Your Degree
August 25, 2016
Thomas Edison famously declared genius to be “one percent inspiration and ninety-percent perspiration.” And it’s true: Even the world’s most celebrated minds didn’t have easy or obvious paths. The fact is that no matter how smart you are, true success requires many thin...

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Will You Regret These 5 Things After You Graduate?
August 18, 2016
Regret is a part of life. Unfortunately, it’s also a part of the post-college experience for many grads looking back on their college years. The good news? By learning about some of the most common regrets expressed by former college students now, you can take proactive steps to avoid ending u...

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5 Degrees Leading to High Salaries
August 11, 2016
The old expression insists that “money makes the world go ‘round.” And while we’d argue that other factors are also important when it comes to choosing a course of study, there’s no denying that the right major can give you an inside edge on landing a lucrative job. Th...

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Four Ways to Start Your Retirement Planning Right Now
July 28, 2016
The old adage insists that “a penny saved is a penny earned.” Unfortunately, this can be easier said than done -- particularly for students and entry-level employees who may not yet be raking in the big bucks. But there’s also a saying that goes, “Why put off for tomorrow wha...

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Four Steps to Becoming a Diplomat
July 14, 2016
Are you finishing a study abroad experience and wondering how you can transfer your new-found wanderlust into a lifetime of international adventures? Do you keep up-to-date on world news and current events? Are you a strong leader and communicator who likes a challenge? If so, consider a career as a...

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Six Grad-School Tips for a Productive Summer Break
June 30, 2016
Summer means long lazy days at the beach, barbecues with friends, and...finding ways to stay productive? Smart graduate students know that free time equals opportunity and the summer holidays are a perfect time to amp up your resume, develop new skills, and get prepared for the new academic year. Bu...

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Six Best Spots for Tourism Studies
June 23, 2016
Few people can spend all of their time traveling. Why not? Because earning a living has to enter the picture at some point. But following your wanderlust and having a job don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Tourism, hospitality, and leisure studies prepare students to take on vital roles in t...

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Five Reasons STEM Students Should Study Humanities
June 16, 2016
If you're studying a STEM subject, you might feel that your university's humanities requirements are irrelevant and unnecessary. Why read Shakespeare when you're studying science or learn about politics if your a physics major? While the humanities and STEM subjects may seem completely unrelated, th...

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