Navigating Graduate School

WITH THE EXPANDING NUMBER of online course offerings now available to graduate students (and in some cases, entire curricula), it’s likely you will – if you haven’t already done so – take a “distance learning” course as part of your program.

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Grad Life

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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Adapted from the University of British Columbia PowerPoint: On Being a Successful Graduate Student

Here are seven “keys” essential to a successful and well-rounded graduate career.

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Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Conflicts with troubled students can happen when you least expect them. From a student angry about a bad grade to a one who comes to you for help with a personal problem, it’s wise to be prepared.

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Navigating Graduate School
Wellness

By Willis M. Watt
Academic Leader, 24(1) (January 2008): 1, 8.
Reprinted with permission from Magna Publications, Inc.

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Leadership

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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Grad Life

by Eric Hallstein, Michael Kiparsky & Anne Short.
Reprinted with permission from The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 14, 2009.

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

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If you're new to graduate studies you may not be familiar with its language—those terms used to describe the processes and procedures unique to graduate education.

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E-mail is an increasingly preferred tool for communication between students and faculty.

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