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Master's Degree or PhD?

Master's Degree or PhD?

Graduate school requires a lot of hard work, a lot of time and a lot more money. So it's important to consider these issues when deciding whether or not to pursue ...

By Elisa Kronish
Published March 4, 2009
How an MBA Can Help You

How an MBA Can Help You

An MBA can help advance your career in more ways than one.

By Jennifer deJong
Published March 6, 2009
5 Signs You Shouldn't Enroll in Graduate School

5 Signs You Shouldn't Enroll in Graduate School

There are good reasons to go to grad school – to pursue an interest you’re highly engaged with or to take the next step necessary to meet your career goals. There ...

By Bridget Kulla, edited by Kathryn Knight
Published September 3, 2008
Are You Ready for Graduate School?

Are You Ready for Graduate School?

Find out if you're ready for what graduate school requires.

By Bridget Kulla, edited by Kathryn Knight
Published June 9, 2010
Timing Your Graduate School Application

Timing Your Graduate School Application

A good plan is essential to getting into your top choice graduate school.

Published November 9, 2015
Get Paid for Your Degree: Teaching Assistantships

Get Paid for Your Degree: Teaching Assistantships

Working as a TA can give you the boost you need in financial aid.

By Chris Diehl
Published June 11, 2015
Everything You Need to Know About Taking  the GMAT

Everything You Need to Know About Taking the GMAT

Taking the GMAT? Get everything you need to know here.

Published January 19, 2016
Earn Your MBA from Home through Online Programs

Earn Your MBA from Home through Online Programs

You could live in an extremely rural area, or maybe you have five kids and a job that keeps you at your desk until 7 p.m. every night. Or perhaps you're ...

By Dona DeZube
Published January 20, 2016
Registering for the GRE 2016 - 2017

Registering for the GRE 2016 - 2017

Get to know the format, test dates and price.

By The Fastweb Team
Published August 15, 2016
Too Late to Intern?

Too Late to Intern?

The job market is tough for recent college graduates. Many grads find it difficult to gain entry into the career of their choice. What can you do to raise your profile? ...

Carrie Greenberg
Published September 5, 2008
What Your GRE Score Means

What Your GRE Score Means

Find out what your GRE score means.

By Molly Seltzer
Published January 20, 2016
Find the Perfect Graduate School

Find the Perfect Graduate School

Whether you just finished your undergraduate work or have been in the job market for years, pursuing an advanced degree can further your academic and career goals. Your focus of study ...

By Bridget Kulla, edited by Kathryn Knight
Published September 3, 2008
Don't Quit Your Day Job -- Study Part Time

Don't Quit Your Day Job -- Study Part Time

Working and going to school at night is no picnic: Getting a degree seems to take forever, and the toll on social and home life should not be dismissed either. Nonetheless, ...

By Susan Aaron, The Learning Coach
Published September 3, 2008
Grad School or the Real World?

Grad School or the Real World?

After finishing her journalism undergraduate degree in 2004, 24-year-old Laurie Duffy went straight to graduate school. On the other hand, 33-year-old Carolyn Kaufman worked in information technology for two years after ...

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published September 3, 2008
Graduate School Application Timeline

Graduate School Application Timeline

Become familiar with the graduate school application process.

By Chris Diehl
Published October 4, 2010
MCAT Test Information and Registration Dates 2016

MCAT Test Information and Registration Dates 2016

MCAT Test Information and Registration Dates 2011.

Published January 21, 2016
An Equation for Finding the Perfect Grad School

An Equation for Finding the Perfect Grad School

Is there an equation for finding the perfect school? A student searching for a graduate school attempts it.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published March 13, 2007
Get into Graduate School

Get into Graduate School

If you’ve decided to head back to the classroom for an advanced degree, get ready to face some competition. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of masters degrees granted is expected ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 3, 2008
Professional School for Career Prep

Professional School for Career Prep

A college degree is becoming more important for launching a career. But for some fields, you need more: more training, more specialized skills, more credentials. That's where professional school comes in. ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 4, 2008
Know Your Grad School Exams

Know Your Grad School Exams

Learn everything you need to know to start the graduate school process.

By Chris Diehl
Published January 15, 2016