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  • Your College Has a Career Center. Here Are 5 Good Reasons to Use It!

    By: James Andersen is Career and Placement Services Coordinator at Coastal Carolina Community College

    Josh just graduated from a major university two months ago with a degree in computer science. Josh has a lot going for him. He’s young and driven, and he’s super-duper smart. He’s the kind of guy that … Continued

  • Why do You Want to Go to Graduate School?: Five Tips for Navigating (and Learning from) the Application Process

    By: Holly Sims, Teaching Fellow, Romance Studies

    If you are applying to graduate school—or even just considering it—then you probably have at least a few questions about the application process. They may look something like these: How many letters o … Continued

  • Grad School: Getting In

    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Fast Fact: Each year, approximately one-quarter of the graduating class goes on to graduate school. Getting into grad school is far from a slam-dunk. Undergraduates are up against not only their peers … Continued

  • Grad School: To Go or Not to Go

    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Should you go on to graduate school? Is it the right move for you at this point in your career? Give your decision careful consideration, weighing all the factors, including: Your career path What do … Continued

  • Writing the Personal Statement

    By: William O. Taylor, PhD, Pre-Law & Pre-Graduate Advising Coordinator

    Your personal statement is your chance to let an admissions committee know who you are and how admitting you will benefit: you as a professional, the field you will one day contribute to, and their pr … Continued

  • Making the Most of Your Summer

    By: Resa Brinkley, Health Professions Advising Coordinator

    You hear it everywhere. “I finally lined up my internship.” “Where is your summer internship?” “Internships are SO important.” So, do you really need a prehealth internship? An internship is defined a … Continued

  • Recipe for Writing a Personal Statement

    By: Verna Eberhardt, Graduate Intern

    Writing a personal statement by perception and sometimes reputation is often a daunting and overwhelming undertaking. The ambiguity and mystery swirling around its purpose and composition can be dispe … Continued

  • SMART Goals for the New Semester

    By: Jonathan Foland, Graduate Career Services Assistant and Doctoral Student in Communication

    The start of a new calendar year means the start of a new semester for graduate and professional students. There are classes to plan (or some to take), conference deadlines to meet, and thesis and dis … Continued

  • It May Not Be a Job Yet … It Might Be Grad School


    Depending on the career path you are considering, you may need further education after graduation, whether that’s graduate or professional school.  The Grad School Info Fair (October 25th, Great Hall … Continued