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Should you apply to graduate school?

Without a doubt, graduate school will make you more marketable to employers. However, there are some issues to consider before applying to graduate school. Before jumping into graduate school, make sure you know what you want to study. Grad school is not like undergrad; you cannot go undecided for two years and then choose a major. Research schools and make your decision wisely. If you are undecided between programs, talk to students in those programs or people working in that field. Do your research, otherwise it may cost you a lot of money for a degree you are less than… Read more here!

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You’ve graduated college….now what?

In a time when the economy is tight and jobs are not exactly easy to come across, what is the recent college graduate to do? Most students enter college with goal of obtaining a degree and going on to get a good paying, job of their dreams. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. With planning and strategy, everyone can make the best out of what may not be your ideal situation.   Can't find work at all? Try searching for an internship (hopefully a paid internship). Employers are always looking for that ever important experience to go along with… Read more here!

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Making Grad School More Reasonable

If you are thinking about attending graduate school, you are probably aware of the high costs of attending college and you are possibly even making student loan payments. Today, almost every job requires a four year college degree. A master's degree will allow you to expand your skills and knowledge. The added bonus? It will stand out on a resume and maybe even give you the edge you need to get the job you really want. Before you add to the massive stack of student loans you already have, stop and think about ways that may just cut the cost… Read more here!

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Make yourself more marketable! Try graduate school

So you are just out of school, and given the current economy, you cannot find a job (let alone the job of your dreams) or you are just about finished with school (and aren't quit sure what your next move should be). Why not consider graduate school? There are many reasons to consider graduate school. One of the many reasons people go back to school at any age or stage of their career is to gain more skills. An increase in skills and abilities will increase your marketability. Employers value employees with diverse and interesting academic backgrounds. Numerous studies show… Read more here!

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