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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December 18, 2020

Is a Master's Degree Worth It?

Many professionals wonder: "Is going to grad school worth it?" Here are 5 considerations to help make the best decision for you.

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August 15, 2019

Should I Go To Grad School: 4 Questions to Consider

Thinking about earning an advanced degree, but unsure if you’re ready to take the plunge? Consider these four important questions before applying.

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August 11, 2020

What is Experiential Learning?

Here’s your complete guide to experiential learning and how it can make all the difference in your education and career. 

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October 29, 2020

What Does an Enrollment Counselor Do?

Enrollment counselors provide expert guidance throughout the entire application process. Learn how to leverage their expertise.

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October 5, 2020

How to Write a Statement of Purpose for Graduate School

A strong statement of purpose (SOP) is critical to your graduate school application. Here's a step-by-step guide to impressing the admissions team.

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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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September 21, 2016

What Is the ROI of Graduate School?

What kind of return on investment can you expect from graduate school, and what are the benefits of earning an advanced degree? Here's what to consider before enrolling.

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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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July 12, 2017

How an Experiential Graduate Education Impacts Each Section of Your Resumé

Northeastern’s experiential learning model can help enhance every part of your resumé—not just the education section. Here’s how.

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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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