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The World May Be Paused, But Your Future Plans Don’t Have to Be

May 28, 2020 | 10:51am
COVID-19 has pretty much been the only thing on everyone’s minds since the end of February and has affected millions of people around the world. For both undergrad and grad students, particularly those who are graduating this year, the Coronavirus has taken away their final weeks on the campus they’ve Read More

How to Get the Most Out of Your Observation Hours

May 22, 2020 | 1:05pm
The list of requirements for becoming a therapist is substantial and the process of licensure isn’t a short one. The amount of hours psychology students must complete on top of their degree is daunting, however, once completed, undoubtedly rewarding. One of the most important of these requirements is observation hours. Read More

3 Post-Pandemic Questions to Ask Grad School Admissions Offices

April 23, 2020 | 10:45am
How a higher education institution treats its students, faculty and staff during a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic says a lot about what you can expect if you choose to attend that school. If you’re in the process of choosing a school, keep this in mind and ask these three Read More

Making the Most of Virtual Campus Tours

April 16, 2020 | 10:54am
Although nothing can replace the experience of physically walking around campus for the first time, school closures thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic mean virtual campus "visits" are the new reality for prospective students, at least for the foreseeable future. It may not be ideal to have to choose which campus Read More

4 Ways for Students to Stay Productive During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

April 9, 2020 | 10:30am
In many states, a shelter-in-place order has been issued, and many more are going to be putting out similar orders soon. So how can students possibly stay productive when everyone else is binge watching Tiger King on Netflix? These tips can help you stay on track and enable you to Read More

Common Questions about Applying to Grad School During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

April 2, 2020 | 10:57am
By now, everyone is aware of, if not affected in some way, by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For current students, instruction has likely moved online for the foreseeable future. If you’re not a student yet, the most important thing to know is that, yes, you can still apply to a Read More

How Medical Students Can Stay Safe on the Frontlines of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

March 27, 2020 | 10:00am
Due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), government officials have instructed the public to practice social distancing and staying at home. Colleges and universities have responded by closing or moving their classes online, but medical students and academic labs across the country still have a key role to play Read More

You Just Earned Your Bachelor Degree. Now What?

March 20, 2020 | 8:00pm
Earning a bachelor’s degree is a great accomplishment in and of itself, considering 40% of undergraduate students drop out of college and 30% drop out before sophomore year. However, it’s pretty clear that more and more recent grads, especially those in their early 20s, struggle with knowing what the next big Read More

Yes, You Should Attend Graduate School Fairs

May 28, 2019 | 9:15am
If you’re reading this, you’re likely planning to continue your studies beyond the undergraduate level. Not only are you busy with your current schoolwork, but you spend much of your leftover time trying to plan the steps you should take to continue your education. Being so busy, is it worth Read More

Tips on Finding Your Best-Fit Social Work Internship

April 16, 2019 | 5:59pm
If you're thinking about going into the social work field, then you should know accredited BSW programs require a minimum of 400 hours of supervised field experience. Want to know what to expect? We met with Katherine Perone, associate professor and director of field education at Western Illinois University. She also Read More
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