Grad school prices can cause a real case of sticker shock—so you want every dollar you can get to offset the cost! Many graduate school scholarships are school-specific, but that’s not your only option for grad school funding. In this categorized list, we have tons of scholarships that students of all types can apply for. There are graduate school scholarships for women, graduate school scholarships for minorities, STEM scholarships, teaching scholarships and many, many more! We’ll also provide some advice for picking the best grad school scholarships for you to apply for.
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Trying to get into grad school is like trying to level up in a video game. But instead of accumulating points or KOs, you have to meet all of the major grad school requirements. In the end, applying to grad school is downright tiring! Luckily, though, the requirements for graduate school are the same for a lot of programs out there. And as long as you have an awesome application, you, too, will be headed to grad school in no time!
In this article, we’ll take a look at the specific qualities grad schools look for in potential students and give you tips on how you can emphasize these qualities to make yourself stand out as an applicant. In addition, we’ll cover all of the basic grad school admission requirements and teach you how to put together a great grad school application!
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If you’re thinking about applying to grad school, you might be curious about how the programs you’re considering compare to each other. So why not look up graduate school rankings? Unfortunately, there’s no master list that ranks every single graduate program, and in fact, some types of programs don’t have grad school rankings at all.
While Ph.D. and master’s degree rankings can certainly be a useful tool when choosing which schools to apply to, how much they really matter depends on what kind of program you’re pursuing. Read on to learn more about what goes into grad school rankings and why they might be important for you.
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With your academic future at stake, it’s critical that you don’t miss a grad school deadline! Luckily, in this total guide to grad school application deadlines, we’ll review when most graduate school deadlines are and some special application deadline situations. Finally, we’ll help you figure out how you should best approach grad school deadlines in your own planning.
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Going to graduate school is a lot like getting a dog: it’s a big, hairy commitment, and the right timing is critical to minimize chaos and make the transition as smooth as possible. But how do you know when it’s the right time in your life? When do you apply for grad school?
In this guide, we’ll help you know when to apply for grad school. We’ll go over the best time in your life to consider going to graduate school and what steps you’ll need to complete throughout the application process. We’ll also discuss when you’ll actually need to put in your application and how far in advance of deadlines you should try to submit.
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When you graduated college, you were probably relieved that GPAs were finally over and done with — alas, that’s not the case if you’re applying to grad school. While there’s no overall minimum GPA for grad school, it can be tough to into grad school without stellar grades, no matter how passionate you are about your chosen field. Still, it’s not impossible!
Come with me as we investigate the GPA needed for grad school and why GPA is such an important part of your grad school application. We’ll also teach you how to search for GPA expectations by program and give you tips on what you can do to make up for a low GPA.
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When you first start thinking about graduate school, you’ll probably want to know: how long does it take to get a master’s degree? In general, it takes one to three years, but the exact length depends on the programs you’re interested in.
In this article, we’ll break down the factors that impact how many years a master’s degree takes. We’ll also discuss some things that can make a degree take longer than initially projected, and some potential avenues for speeding through your studies!
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Congrats on making the choice to apply to grad school! But what types of GRE scores are your schools, and more importantly your programs, looking for? In reality, you won’t dig up much if you’re searching for average GRE scores by school. But if you search for average GRE scores by program, you’ll get a clear sense of the scores you should be aiming for.
In this article, I’ll explain why it’s important to search for average GRE scores by program instead of by school, as well as how you can find GRE scores for grad schools and use them to set a personalized goal score, ultimately giving you the best possible shot at getting admitted to your programs!
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You’ve probably heard of GRE percentiles, and perhaps you’re familiar with what the current average GRE scores are. But what about average GRE scores by major? Do engineering majors really score higher on Quant than arts and humanities majors? More importantly, what are the average GRE scores for the schools and majors you’re interested in?
Follow along as we analyze the average GRE scores by major. We’ll also show you how to figure out the average GRE scores for your programs and explain what these scores mean for you.
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