Finding the Right School

You will want to consider many factors, such as cost, location, fit, etc., when choosing a graduate program. Try not to become overwhelmed and evaluate each factor one at a time.

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Online MBA or Not | PhD Student

Online MBA or Not?

Once you have decided that an MBA is for you, then you can decide if an online degree is right for you. There are a lot of different factors that will determine if you should get an online MBA. These factors include cost, time, prestige, and opportunities. How prestigious or legitimate are online degrees? Legitimacy […]

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10 Tips for Choosing an MBA Program | PhD Student

Top 10 Tips for Choosing an MBA Program

So, you have decided to go for your MBA. Getting the right MBA is very important, but it has to be the right MBA for you. When applying to business schools aim as high as you dare, you might be surprised at what you can accomplish. Before you apply to all the “best” schools you […]

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How to Find a Graduate Program That's Right for You

How to Find a Graduate Program That’s Right for You

When you are trying to find a graduate program, you should first consider where you would like to live and what you would like to study. This will help you develop the criteria potential schools must meet for your consideration. It is important that you choose the school before they can choose you, so apply […]

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Where to go for Grad School: Staying Local or Relocating

Where to go for Grad School: Staying Local or Relocating

Location is a huge factor in deciding where to go for grad school. With regard to location, you really only have two options: staying local or relocating. Some grad-school hopefuls struggle to decide between the two. Below are some of the advantages and disadvantages of staying local and relocating to find a graduate school. Staying […]

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PhD vs Professional Degree: Which One's for Me?

PhD vs Professional Degree: Which One’s for Me?

Within the past 10 years or so, the number of professional degrees has dramatically increased.  This is particularly true in medical fields, which offer degrees such as DPT, DOT, and DNP; in fact, even an MD is considered a professional degree. What is the difference between a PhD and a professional degree?  A PhD is […]

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Which Graduate School is Right for You?

Which Graduate School is Right for You?

To find a graduate school that’s right for you, you should search the Internet for school rankings, ask professors and professionals in the field for recommendations, and consider your personal needs. Below are some additional factors you should assess to find a school that best suits your needs. Fields After you’ve determined the discipline you […]

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Funded vs Nonfunded Graduate Programs

Funded vs Nonfunded Graduate Programs

A major factor in selecting a potential graduate program is whether or not that program offers any graduate program funding, in other words, stipends to its students. For many students who are pursuing graduate study, selecting a graduate program based on funding seems like a no-brainer: find a graduate program that offers the most money […]

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