Grad Life

Non-Traditional Students

THE NON-TRADITIONAL GRADUATE STUDENT is defined as an adult who is pursuing a higher degree part-time while working full-time, or one who returns to school full- or part-time after a significant break or interruption (starting a family, starting a

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Questions Frequently Asked by Graduate Students

Graduate students are famous for juggling a number of priorities: classes, research, undergraduate mentoring or teaching, and department commitments to name just a few. Somewhere in there you have a social life too.

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Graduate School Glossary

Here are some terms that apply to almost all graduate programs.

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Tips on Time Management

In Graduate Study for the 21st Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), Gregory Colon Semenza notes that “poor time management and inadequate organization skills” often create the major barrier to a su

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Grad Life

Countdown to Graduation

Need a little help figuring out what needs to be done before graduation?

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Graduation: An Inside Look

Hi there, this is Amanda Bergeron-Bauer, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator in the Office of Graduate Studies.

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Managing Graduate School

If you’re new to graduate school, it’s likely that you’ve spent the last three months making some adjustments.  By now, you’ve learned that the reading lists are longer and more extensive than those you were assigned as an underg

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Five Reasons to Attend the Research Fair

February 2012

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Research

Why Are You Here?

You may have heard this more than once as you prepared for graduate school: "It’s a job!" But it’s not that simple. Graduate school is more than a job. In graduate school you learn to be a professional in your field.

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Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Teaching Blogs You Should be Reading

With the increase in digital scholarship in your own research, it should come as no surprise that discussions about teaching and learning have become digital too.

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