Tips and Hints for Grad School

Grads ❤️ The Earth

Hello, fellow Earthlings–Happy Earth Day!  Look out the nearest window, or better yet, step outside and spend a few moments to admire the natural world. 🌿 Environmental activist Wendell Berry once said, “The earth is what we all have in common.” It’s no secret that college students and campuses can do a better job of caring for… Continue reading Grads ❤️ The Earth

Getting to Know Plattsburgh · Graduate Student Experiences · Student Perspectives

Student Perspectives: Why SUNY Plattsburgh Graduate Study?

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.”  ― Leo Tolstoy   Happy Spring, everyone! What plans and projects do you have for this time of year? Here in Graduate Admissions, we are helping accepted students decide if Plattsburgh graduate study is right for them. But who better than to help than our current grads? We… Continue reading Student Perspectives: Why SUNY Plattsburgh Graduate Study?

General Grad School Advice · Getting to Know Plattsburgh

Multiple Admission Offers: How Do You Choose?

“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?

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