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?

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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?

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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

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Summer “Soul”-stice in Plattsburgh, NY

    Are you living in Plattsburgh or the surrounding area this summer? New to the area? Or simply looking for something fun to do while visiting campus? Plattsburgh has a lot of amazing summer opportunities! From food and drinks, to sights and events, we’ve got a comprehensive list of some “must trys” for a… Continue reading Summer “Soul”-stice in Plattsburgh, NY

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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

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