Navigating Graduate School

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"Studying" by That_Bee | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., October 3, 2017

Many graduate programs may require a comprehensive exam (also known as "comps"). Successfully passing your comps requires preparation and hard work.
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Tues., August 22, 2017

The Office of Graduate Studies is more than just the place that processes applications and dissertation paperwork. Read more to learn about all the ways that OGS can help you succeed in graduate school and beyond.
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"ODConDisplay07" by FolsomNatural | CC BY 2.0

Tues., August 9, 2016

It is important to make the most of your Graduate School experience. In this interview, Rick Reis shares some of his best advice for successfully navigating graduate school and for preparing for what comes next.
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Tues., May 3, 2016; by Ramin Hosseinabad

Ramin is a Graduate Ambassador and PhD student in Mechanical and Materials Engineering. Originally from Iran, Ramin talks about his experience as an international student at UNL and how he’s made Lincoln his home.
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"The road to Canyonlands viewpoint" by The Gonger | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., Nov. 17, 2015; by Brianna Hitt

When Brianna Hitt drove to the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, she gained insight into her graduate school journey along the way.
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"Stacked in Stone" by LadyDragonflyCC | CC BY 2.0

Tues., Nov. 3, 2015; by Josh Haby

To be successful in graduate school and be effective in the long run, you need to make time for yourself and stay motivated.
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"Travessia Atlântico Norte" by Pedro EA | CC BY 2.0

Tues., August 25, 2015

A little planning and strategizing goes a long way to your success in graduate school. Work smarter and make the most of your grad school experience.
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"Rubik" by Yorch Morgovo | CC BY-ND 2.0

Tues., June 16, 2015

Expand your knowledge by putting cognitive principles to work for you.
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"Project 365/91" by Phil Tomlinson | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., May 12, 2015

A plan helps you make the most of your summer. Use these steps to organize your professional and career development and get a head start on academic work.
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"Big things behind me" by Nic McPhee | CC BY-SA 2.0

Tues., April 28, 2015; by Debalin Sarangi

Reflecting on the semester helps you evaluate your achievements and plan for the future.

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