“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any directions you choose.” – Dr. Seuss When admission offers begin to roll in, how do you choose? Maybe you think back to how you selected your undergraduate institution, maybe you talk to your friends and family, or… Continue reading Multiple Admission Offers: How Do You Choose?
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
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!
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?
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
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
“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