College Planning as an Adult Student
Graduate School: The World of Advanced Degrees
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Graduate School Basics
Graduate school is different in many ways from undergraduate education. As a career-focused adult student, you'll be making different decisions than undergrads. Learn what you need to know to navigate grad school here.
- Why Should You Attend Graduate School?
- Things to Know Before You Apply To Graduate School
- Is Graduate School a Good Investment?
- What Types of Graduate Studies are Available?
- How to Choose the Best Graduate Program
- Ten Things to Consider When Choosing a Graduate School
- Top 10 Graduate Schools by Degree
- How to Juggle Graduate School, a Career and a Family
- What to Expect From Graduate School
- What are the Differences Between a Masters Degree and a Ph.D.?
- What Is the Difference Between a Thesis and a Dissertation?
- Graduate School Jargon
- Top 10 Links Every Graduate Student Should Bookmark Now!
- Are There Family Friendly Graduate Schools?
- Changing Careers with a Master's Degree
- Life After Graduate School
Graduate School Applications
Applying to grad school can be a challenging process. If you've picked your grad school program, but need to know what's next...read on.
- Graduate School Applications
- Application Tips for Grad School
- Timeline for Applying to Grad School
- How to Write the Best Personal Statement for Graduate School
- Asking For a Letter of Recommendation For Graduate School
- Letters of Recommendations for Non-Traditional Graduate School Applicants
- How to Choose the Best Safety School For Your Graduate Program
- How to Ace Your Graduate School Interview
- How to Get Grad Schools to Compete for You
Graduate School Testing
Graduate school admissions tests - including the GRE, GMAT, LSAT and others - are probably more challenging and focused than your previous experiences with standardized testing. Learn everything you need to know about graduate school testing here.
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Tests: The Basics
- Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT): The Basics
- Law School Admission Test (LSAT): The Basics
- Medical College Admission Test (MCAT): The Basics
- Ten Things You Need to Know About the GRE
- GRE Subject Test: The Basics
- GRE Prep Courses: Overview
- 10 Study Tips for the GRE Test
- GMAT vs. GRE
- How to Prepare for the GMAT
- Ten Tips for Taking the GMAT
- Should You Take a GMAT Prep Course?
- How Will You be Affected by the New GRE
The advanced study in a master’s degree program can be your ticket to career progress or further education. Many of today’s top jobs require a master’s degree for entry. Learn about top master’s degree programs in Business, Health Care, Education and more. Also, check out our coverage of online master’s degrees.
- Attending a Master's Degree Program
- Students Flock to Master's Degrees in Emerging Fields
- 20 In Demand Master's Degrees
- Getting an Online Master's Degree
- Why Get an Online Master's Degree?
- How to Survive Your Online Master's Degree Program
- Types of Residency Requirements for Online Graduate Schools
- 20 In Demand Online Master's Degrees
MBA and Other Graduate Programs
MBA programs and other specialized graduate programs give entry into the upper echelons of the business and professional worlds. But is an MBA for you? How do you prepare for an MBA program? What about online MBAs? Learn all this, plus read about PhD programs, med school, law school and more.
- MBA: Is It For Me?
- Types of MBA Programs
- Top 10 Tips on Applying to an MBA Program
- Should I Earn a Masters Degree or an MBA?
- Is an Online MBA for me?
- Top 10 Online MBA Schools
- How Hard Are MBA Programs?
- Is an MBA a Good Investment?
- How Much Will an MBA Increase My Salary?
- Do I Need an MBA if I Majored in Business?
- Do I need a Business Major to Get an MBA?
- In Demand Jobs and Careers for MBA Graduates
- What’s a Typical MBA Schedule?
- The International MBA
- MBAs for International Students
- Which Undergraduate Classes Should I Take to Prepare for an MBA Degree?
- Is Medical School in Your Future?
- Should You Choose Medical School or Another Health Education?
- Is Law School a Good Career Option?
- What Other Jobs Can I Get With a Law Degree?
- PhD Programs: Overview
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