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Another Degree Done

20 hours from now, I will be donned in my master’s cap, gown, and hood as I attend my master’s graduation ceremony.

My co-workers made today a very special day for me.   189 more words

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Has anyone out there taken the GRE test?  I am currently studying for it and need a good score on it, as the graduate program I really want to get into has an 18% acceptance rate.   71 more words

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Graduate School

As of tonight, my application to the special education Ph.D program at Vanderbilt is completed and submitted.  Now, I just have to study for, and take, the GRE.   83 more words

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Let's Celebrate

Tonight, I finished and submitted my last chapter of my thesis!  Therefore, only a few more weeks and I will be done with my masters degree in special education!   120 more words

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Is a post-baccalaureate certificate right for you?

When most college students consider the term “graduate education,” they typically think of MAs and Ph.D.s. However, for students seeking a post-baccalaureate education without the multiple-year commitment of such graduate school options, a post-baccalaureate certificate is a promising option. 629 more words


International students earn more than half of advanced STEM degrees in the U.S.

For Yashwanth Kumar, studying in America has always been his dream.

After receiving his undergraduate degree at Anna University in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, he is now a graduate student at Arizona State University pursuing a Masters in Biomedical Engineering. 462 more words


From PhD to Burger King: Why Did My Life Turn Out This Way?

I met a woman at leadership conference in April and her story intrigued me. Like me, she graduate top of her class from Spelman College. She discovered the field of public health during her academic journey and threw herself into the field. 817 more words

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