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.

The Benefits of a Master’s Degree in Today’s Job Market photo

July 19, 2017

The Benefits of a Master’s Degree in Today’s Job Market

Earning a master’s degree comes with numerous benefits—including career advancement. Here are the top reasons to earn your degree.

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March 16, 2022

How to Prepare Yourself for Online Graduate School

Do you plan to get a master's degree while working full-time? Learn how to prepare for online school and find out if virtual learning is right for you.

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March 15, 2022

Preparing Yourself for Grad School After Working in Industry

Applying to grad school after working doesn’t have to be stressful. Learn how your career experience can improve your graduate school applications.

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March 15, 2022

How Hard Are Online Graduate Degree Programs, Really?

Is online school harder than traditional school? Before enrolling in a master’s degree program, find out whether online learning is right for you.

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March 14, 2022

How Many Grad Schools Should You Apply To?

While many experts recommend applying to 4-6 graduate programs, ultimately the right number for you will depend on a number of factors.

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March 14, 2022

Things You Should Know If You're Taking a Gap Year Before Grad School

Are you considering taking a gap year before grad school? Here are the pros and cons you should consider before you make a decision either way.

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March 14, 2022

How Long Does it Take to Complete a Master's Degree Online?

Are you wondering how long it will take to complete an online master’s degree? Here are the average credits and completion times for an online master’s degree.

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July 22, 2016

Thinking About Going Back to School? 5 Tips For Success

Many adult learners are unsure if they can fit going back to school into their already jam-packed schedules. Here are five tips to finding balance to succeed in grad school.

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September 16, 2020

A Guide to Northeastern's Graduate School Scholarships

Learn how grad school scholarships, fellowships, and loans can help you pay for your advanced degree.

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April 7, 2020

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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