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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.

Is Earning a Graduate Certificate Worth It? photo

April 11, 2019

Is Earning a Graduate Certificate Worth It?

Are you considering grad school, but not sure if a master's degree is the right option? Find out if a graduate certificate could be your perfect fit.

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April 8, 2019

The 8 Master’s Degrees with the Highest Salary Potential in 2020

Explore the eight master’s degrees with the highest salary potential and the well-paying careers that correlate with them.

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March 28, 2019

7 Career-Focused Reasons to Pursue a Graduate Degree

From building your professional network to increased salary potential, a graduate degree can have a significant impact on your career.

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March 18, 2019

How to Write a Strong Statement of Purpose

You’ve found your graduate program of choice and are now prepared to apply. But first, how do you tackle that statement of purpose?

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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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January 28, 2019

Professional Degree vs. Academic Degree: 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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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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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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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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