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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 pursuing graduate education later in life, these articles, tips, and advice can help you succeed in grad school and achieve your goals.

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January 21, 2020

7 Ways a Master's Degree Can Help You Get Ahead

There are a variety of reasons why you might want to return to school for a master's degree. Here are seven ways that pursuing a graduate program can positively impact your career.

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January 13, 2020

Mentally Preparing for Graduate School: What You Need to Know

This experience should be exciting, not daunting. Here’s how to prepare.

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Doctor of Law & Policy: 5 Tips for Choosing Your Dissertation Topic photo

December 26, 2019

Doctor of Law & Policy: 5 Tips for Choosing Your Dissertation Topic

Kimberly Larson, director of Northeastern's Doctor of Law and Policy program, shares her advice for students when choosing a dissertation topic.

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December 16, 2019

How to Apply for a U.S. Student Visa in 8 Steps

If you are thinking about earning a college degree from an American university, you will need to apply for your U.S. Student Visa. Here’s how.

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December 13, 2019

5 Benefits of Studying in the U.S. for International Students

Are you considering attending a college or university in the United States? Here's a look at 5 benefits of studying in the US for international students.

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November 6, 2019

Co-op vs. Internship: What’s the Difference?

Curious about the difference between a co-op vs. an internship? Explore key similarities and differences between these two types of hands-on learning.

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September 16, 2019

Grad School or Work? How to Balance Both

Pursuing a master’s degree and working full-time doesn’t need to be an either/or scenario. Use these six tips to strategically balance both.

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September 12, 2019

What is a Graduate Degree?

Explore the different types of graduate degrees, along with their cost, time commitment, and admissions requirements.

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September 10, 2019

Why Earn a Professional Doctoral Degree?

Are you interested in earning your doctoral degree? Discover the difference between a PhD and professional doctorate, and how the latter can help advance your career.

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September 3, 2019

7 Networking Tips for Graduate Students 

Graduate school can help you expand your professional network. Here are 7 tips for grad students that will help you advance your career after graduation.

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