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
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
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
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
Every graduate program has different admission requirements when it comes to standardized exams, so it’s important to follow the application instructions for your program(s) of interest carefully. At SUNY Plattsburgh, some graduate programs have no exam requirement, some accept only Graduate Record Exam (G.R.E.) scores, and others offer the option to take either the Miller Analogies… Continue reading Testing, 1… 2…
Everyone likes great deals. Here’s some businesses that love our graduate students! ❤ Amazon.com: Using your student email address, you’re able to sign up for six months of free 2-day shipping and discounted Amazon Prime prices. Your plattsburgh.edu email address can also land you even more cool stuff on the website, such as video and streaming services. ❤ AT&T: Using… Continue reading Businesses that ❤ Our Grad Students
In the first semester of my senior year in college, it seemed like everyone I knew was preparing to apply for graduate school. Talk of taking the GRE was everywhere, recommendation letters had been requested, and statements of purpose were being drafted and re-drafted. I didn’t understand what the fuss was about. After all, I figured,… Continue reading Do You Know Where You’re Applying to Grad School?