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How to find funding for graduate school

One of the many challenges of graduate school is finding enough funding to complete your dissertation research. Fortunately, there are government agencies, institutions and other organizations that recognize the value of the research you are doing and are willing to provide funding. We've compiled the below list of graduate fellowships...

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How to ask for a letter of recommendation

Graduate programs typically require two to four letters of recommendation. Be sure to follow the program’s instructions for submitting letters of recommendation. Many schools have an additional form that goes along with the letter, and they may prefer the letters be sent directly to the school. Ask for a Recommendation...

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What to include in your personal statement

Most programs require a personal statement or statement of purpose. This is a narrative about who you are and why you’re interested in graduate school. Use the following guidelines to help you prepare your statement. Read the directions. Carefully follow the instructions for the statements. Some are very structured and...

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Finding International graduate school programs

Pursuing a graduate degree abroad is a great way to learn about another culture and region while expanding your personal, professional and academic experience. Dive into these resources to learn more about studying abroad. Degrees Overseas Graduate programs in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. The British Council Offers resources...

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How to prepare for Grad School

Before applying to graduate school it's important to know how to choose the right program for you and what is involved in to process. Here's everything you need to know about researching programs, certain requirements, and the general application process. Research graduate programs. Begin this process well in advance so...

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How to decide if Grad School is for you

Deciding to go to graduate school is an important decision. It is a big investment in both time and money. You also have less flexibility to switch programs as you would switch majors as an undergraduate. It is very common to take a few years off between undergraduate and graduate...