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.

A Day in the Life of a Graduate Student: How I Juggle Work and School  photo

April 16, 2020

A Day in the Life of a Graduate Student: How I Juggle Work and School 

Emily Lian, a curriculum writer and student in Northeastern’s Doctor of Education (EdD) program, discusses the challenges of working full-time while earning her EDD online.  

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7 Tips for Networking in an Online Degree Program photo

April 24, 2020

7 Tips for Networking in an Online Degree Program

Networking in grad school is critical to career growth, but can it be done in an online degree program?

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July 9, 2021

Tips for International Graduate Students

Use these tips to help navigate graduate school as an international student.

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7 Ways a Master’s Degree Can Help You Get Ahead photo

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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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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7 Career-Focused Reasons to Pursue a Graduate Degree photo

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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May 1, 2018

How to Market Your Master’s Degree to Employers

Here are six ways to market your master’s degree to employers to help you land your next role and advance your career.

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February 15, 2017

4 Tips for Choosing the Right Degree Concentration

You've made it into your graduate program of choice, but now you need to choose a concentration. Beverly Ballaro, director of academic and student affairs, shares tips on how to find the right fit.

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6 Tips for Navigating Group Work in an Online Class photo

February 3, 2021

6 Tips for Navigating Group Work in an Online Class

Virtual learning is here to stay. Leverage these 6 tips to navigate the challenges of online group projects successfully.

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

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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