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Getting Ready and Planning Ahead: Coming to Graduate School

The warm season is upon us–finally! After a typically brutal winter here in Plattsburgh, Graduate Admissions is coming out of hibernation to prepare for the fall semester. Planning ahead is probably one of the most valuable habits in the academic world. But it’s summer and summer means Netflix, reading for fun, and picnics by Hawkins… Continue reading Getting Ready and Planning Ahead: Coming to Graduate School

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Where Are They Now? Graduate Alumni Perspectives

Danielle Morales graduated from the School Psychology (M.A./C.A.S.) program in 2014. She is now working and living in California as a school psychologist. Read on for more about Danielle’s experiences: “I was initially drawn to the School Psychology (M.A./C.A.S.) program at SUNY Plattsburgh due to the positive things I read online regarding the careers of school psychologists. I read… Continue reading Where Are They Now? Graduate Alumni Perspectives

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New Experiences in Grad School: Study Abroad

Graduate study is all about experiencing new things, be they in the classroom or outside of it. As a graduate student at SUNY Plattsburgh, you are welcome to study abroad — provided you have time in your schedule to do it! Here is a perspective on studying abroad from a current graduate student in the… Continue reading New Experiences in Grad School: Study Abroad

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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

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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

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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