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Why I Chose to Live in a Nursing Home During Grad School & How I Did It

It has been six months since I have begun graduate school, pursuing my master’s in occupational therapy. It has been six months since I packed up my belongings and left my hometown of Kingwood, New Jersey. It has been six months since I moved into a nursing home, sharing my new home with over one …

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Where My Degree Took Me, Thanks to Clarkson

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By Peter Cannellos Bachelor of Science in Global Supply Chain Management ’10 Master of Business Administration ’11 I started my career in supply chain management after earning two degrees from Clarkson University — a Bachelor of Science in Global Supply Chain Management in 2010 and a Master of Business Administration in 2011. My time and …

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For a Strong Graduate Application, Plan Ahead

If you’re serious about applying to grad school, one of the most important early steps is to check out the application process and deadlines for the schools that you’re considering. Most schools will want information—such as letters of recommendation—that can take weeks or more for you to pull together. The sooner you know what’s required, …

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Your Grad School Options: On-campus, Online or Hybrid

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Today’s grad school students have more options than ever before. There are full- and part-time programs, on-campus and online options, and hybrid or blended programs that offer a combination on-campus and online experience. The bottom line: If you’re interested in getting a graduate degree, chances are there’s a program that meets your needs. Full time …

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Professional or Academic Degree: Which Should You Choose?

Students participate in the Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) program at Beacon Institute.

Before you decide which advanced degree to pursue, it’s helpful to know the difference between a professional degree and an academic one. As the term suggests, a professional degree prepares you for a specific profession. Think Doctor of Medicine (MD) for doctor, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Engineering …

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Opening Doors With Grad School

More U.S. students are going on to grad school than ever before. In 2016, 9.2 percent of those ages 25 to 29 had a master’s degree or higher. That’s more than double the 4.5 percent in 1996, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Why the increase? It’s all about opportunity. An advanced degree …