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“If at first you don’t succeed…” Reapplying to Graduate School

The old adage “If at first you don’t succeed…” can take on a whole new meaning when it comes to reapplying to graduate school. We asked current School Psychology student Daniel Schanck about his experience with applying to graduate school, unsuccessfully at first, and how reapplying and improving his application made a huge difference. He is… Continue reading “If at first you don’t succeed…” Reapplying to Graduate School

General Grad School Advice · Getting to Know Plattsburgh · Student Perspectives · Tips and Hints for Grad School

A Change of Heart: Pursuing Graduate Study in a New Field

Graduate school can be an opportunity for many to change their lives, reinvent themselves, and discover their true passions. Some graduate programs at SUNY Plattsburgh accept applicants who have an unrelated undergraduate degree, like the Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.S.), Fitness and Wellness Leadership (M.S.), Master of Science for Teachers (M.S.T.), and Student Affairs & Higher Education… Continue reading A Change of Heart: Pursuing Graduate Study in a New Field

Getting to Know Plattsburgh · Graduate Assistantships · Graduate Student Financial Aid

How to Pay for Grad School

Funding your graduate education can feel like a completely different process from your undergraduate experience.  Most institutions have fewer financial awards available for graduate students than there are for undergraduates, while simultaneously charging a higher tuition rate for graduate credit hours.  Hopefully you started thinking about how to fund your graduate education before you even… Continue reading How to Pay for Grad School

From the Director

There’s Nothing Like the Last Minute

Some of us are a little more familiar with crunch time than others.  There are the rare few who plan ahead, stick to their plans, and accomplish tasks well ahead of deadlines.  Then there are the rest of us.  Maybe you are someone with a tendency to look at a project for the first time… Continue reading There’s Nothing Like the Last Minute

Admission's Updates · Getting to Know Plattsburgh · Student Perspectives · Student Posts

Student Perspectives – January 2017

Have you ever wondered about our current graduates and alumni’s perspectives about their programs? Look no further! In this edition of Student Perspectives, we asked Alexis Clune, a second-year Professional Science Master’s: Environmental Science (M.S.) graduate student for her perspective on her program. “I was originally drawn to SUNY Plattsburgh’s Professional Science Master’s: Environmental Science (M.S.)… Continue reading Student Perspectives – January 2017

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The Scoop on Graduate Assistantships

Alyssa here! Perhaps one of the most common questions I hear in the Graduate Admissions Office is: “What ways can I finance my education as a graduate student?” Graduate Assistantship positions at SUNY Plattsburgh are an excellent way to finance your time as a graduate student. Assistantships offer tuition coverage as well as a stipend, and are… Continue reading The Scoop on Graduate Assistantships

From the Director · General Grad School Advice · Tips and Hints for Grad School · Uncategorized

Testing, 1… 2…

Every graduate program has different admission requirements when it comes to standardized exams, so it’s important to follow the application instructions for your program(s) of interest carefully. At SUNY Plattsburgh, some graduate programs have no exam requirement, some accept only Graduate Record Exam (G.R.E.) scores, and others offer the option to take either the Miller Analogies… Continue reading Testing, 1… 2…