General Grad School Advice · Tips and Hints for Grad School

On-Campus vs. Online Graduate Study

Wondering about on-campus versus online graduate study? *High-five* for doing your research!  There can be a big difference between classroom and e-learning, especially in graduate school, because your field of study is more specific and in-depth. Let’s begin with how these learning modalities are similar: They both aim to impart knowledge and offer a scholarly… Continue reading On-Campus vs. Online Graduate Study

Graduate Assistantships · Graduate Student Experiences · Graduate Student Financial Aid

Fund Your Studies With A Graduate Assistantship!

Hello, prospective and current Plattsburgh grads!  Happy 2018!  It’s a new year, and one of our resolutions here at Graduate Admissions is for you to have LESS FINANCIAL STRESS! With that being said, we want to tell you all about our graduate assistantship opportunities! First, what is a Graduate Assistantship? (G.A., for short) According to… Continue reading Fund Your Studies With A Graduate Assistantship!

Admission's Updates

We’re Hiring! Want an Inside Look at the Job?

We’re looking to hire a few full-time graduate students to join the Graduate Admissions team!  Here’s some info you may want to know before applying… Job details: What you can expect: The job will start this winter/spring, depending on your availability and preference 10-15 hours a week Compensation is $10/hour (both temp service and work-study… Continue reading We’re Hiring! Want an Inside Look at the Job?

Graduate Student Experiences

A Story of Serendipity: Transitioning from Math Education to Student Affairs & Higher Education

Deciding that you want to go to graduate school can be daunting and confusing. Questions pop up like, What kinds of programs am I qualified to apply for?  Do I need to keep studying what I majored in, in undergrad, or switch to something new? Are there masters programs that let me start fresh? What… Continue reading A Story of Serendipity: Transitioning from Math Education to Student Affairs & Higher Education

General Grad School Advice · Graduate Student Experiences · Student Perspectives · Tips and Hints for Grad School · Uncategorized

Purrfect Playlists For Mid-semester

The word “midterms” strikes fear in many graduate students, and rightfully so! Oftentimes you have group projects, time-consuming essays, presentations, weekly readings, and holy cow maybe even tests on top of all that.  “Midterms” aren’t necessarily only during the midpoint of the semester, when professor’s post your grades; they often span a few weeks into… Continue reading Purrfect Playlists For Mid-semester

Getting to Know Plattsburgh · Things to Do in Plattsburgh NY

An Adirondack Autumn: Plattsburgh Edition

  “Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ― William Cullen Bryant     Say ‘hello’ to Autumn! Our North Country foliage gently shifts from neutral greens to a beloved frenzy of oranges, yellows, and reds.  We eagerly replace our sandals with boots, cover our tank-tops with sweaters, and relinquish our shorts for jeans.  The drink of choice… Continue reading An Adirondack Autumn: Plattsburgh Edition

Admission's Updates · Graduate Student Experiences · Student Perspectives · Summer Fun · Uncategorized

Cultivating Community: A ‘thank you’ to all of our PSU grads!

  First of all… We want to say thank you to all of our grads (new, current, and graduated!). You’ve shown continuous support for our efforts in planning and executing grad student social events. In turn, you’ve built a solid and exceptional community of people.   Photo from: Naked Turtle Summer Social, July 2017  … Continue reading Cultivating Community: A ‘thank you’ to all of our PSU grads!