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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.

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

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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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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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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June 18, 2018

How an Online Education Can Advance Your Career

Have you considered going back to school, but don't know if you can commit to in-person classes? An online education could be just the right fit.

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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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March 15, 2018

Grad School Application Advice: What Prospective Students Need to Know

Are you interested in applying to grad school but aren't sure where to start? Jared Pierce, senior assistant director of enrollment services, shares his advice for prospective students.

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February 13, 2018

How to Find the Right Graduate Degree Program for You

Choosing a graduate program can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. These tips can help you find a degree right for you.

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