Tag: Grad School

5 Reasons Why It’s Ok To Take Time Off Before Grad School

Did you know that only about 20% of each graduating class from UVM goes directly into graduate programs post-graduation? An overwhelming majority of your peers will build significant career experience before continuing their education. Here are some of the reasons:

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Requesting Strong Letters of Recommendation

Applying for a job or internship?  In most cases, employers will call your references.  For most other competitive opportunities, chances are you will need strong and descriptive letters of recommendation to help set you apart from other applicants. Think you

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6 Steps to Finding the Grad School for You

If your graduate school search involves typing some buzzwords into Google with hopes of generating a condensed list of programs of interest, you will be pleased to know there are more efficient ways to research your options. Although a basic

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Taking the Grad School Search Offline

When students come to the Career Center to discuss their graduate school search, we find that the conversation frequently starts from one of two places. Either students are looking for tools to begin their online search or have researched some

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To Go or Not to Go: Considering Graduate School

There are lots of reasons why people choose to go to graduate schools and pursue advanced degrees.  Deciding to go is a complex decision that involves the outlook for increased earnings and deepened learning in a field of study.  Although

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