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Grad School Tips & Advice

When it comes to pursuing a graduate degree, no two educational paths are exactly the same. Whether you want to earn your master’s degree right after you’ve earned your bachelor’s degree or you’re now pursuing a graduate education to further your career, these articles, tips, and advice can help you be successful and achieve your goals.

How Long Does It Take to Earn a Master’s Degree? photo

January 31, 2019

How Long Does It Take to Earn a Master's Degree?

Learn how long it takes to earn a master's degree that can advance your career.

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Professional Degrees vs. Academic Degrees: What’s the Difference? photo

January 28, 2019

Professional Degrees vs. Academic Degrees: What's the Difference?

Curious about the distinction between professional degrees and academic degrees? Here’s a look at the key similarities and differences.

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Paying for Grad School: Where and How to Start photo

January 8, 2019

Paying for Grad School: Where and How to Start

With a little time, research, and creativity, you can fund your dream of going to grad school—without taking on debt. Find out how.

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December 14, 2018

5 Expert Tips for Writing a Grad School Resumé

Your grad school resumé is an integral piece of the admissions process. Northeastern's admissions team shares five tips to help you perfect yours.

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Tuition Reimbursement Programs: Why and How to Take Advantage of Your Employee Benefit photo

December 3, 2018

Tuition Reimbursement Programs: Why and How to Take Advantage of Your Employee Benefit

Learn how to take advantage of this often overlooked employee perk to return to school and achieve your personal goals.

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Boost your Job Search: Tips for Building an Effective LinkedIn Profile photo

November 20, 2018

Boost your Job Search: Tips for Building an Effective LinkedIn Profile

Follow these tips to maximize the value of LinkedIn and discover the impact an effective LinkedIn profile can have on your career.

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November 7, 2018

Finding the Right Online Graduate Program for You

Learn what to expect from an online graduate degree program and strategies you can use to make the most of your experience.

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An Alumni Perspective: Is Grad School Worth It? photo

November 1, 2018

An Alumni Perspective: Is Grad School Worth It?

Northeastern alumna Vanessa Bush discusses why graduate school was a worthwhile investment for her.

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October 9, 2018

Is It Ever Too Late to Return to Grad School?

Vanessa Bush, Northeastern’s Senior Assistant Director of Enrollment Services, shares her advice on going back to grad school as an adult.

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Alumni Advice: How to Know if a Master’s in Education is Right for You photo

August 22, 2018

Alumni Advice: How to Know if a Master's in Education is Right for You

Alumna Vanessa Bush shares her journey to earning her master's in higher education administration and outlines the questions prospective students should ask themselves before applying.

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