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Going Back To School: Your 2017 Resolution

Filed in Online Graduate School, Why Graduate School? by on January 23, 2017 0 Comments
Going Back To School: Your 2017 Resolution

If you’re a parent, it’s hard to make time for yourself. You tend to turn your life over to your family, making sure they have everything they need to go after their dreams. And sometimes, this means your own dreams get put on hold. I was the same way. As a working professional and mom, […]

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Ask Amanda: How to Pay for Part-Time Graduate School

Ask Amanda: How to Pay for Part-Time Graduate School

Last time I wrote, I answered three big questions I get a lot in my job as program manager in online graduate programs. But there was one question I left out on purpose…because I knew it needed a post of its own! When prospective students come to me to pursue a graduate certificate or degree, nearly all of them […]

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New eBook: BIM in Theory and Practice

Filed in Construction Project Management by on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
New eBook: BIM in Theory and Practice

Have you heard of BIM? It’s taking the worlds of construction, design, and engineering by storm, and for good reason. BIM, or Building Information Modeling, is a revolutionary software that streamlines building projects and facilitates communication between stakeholders at all points in the construction process: architects, contractors, even facilities managers after the job is complete. In our latest […]

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Is engineering tech passing you by? [Infographic]

Is engineering tech passing you by? [Infographic]

As a famous fictional high-school student once said, “Life moves pretty fast.” In 2017, so does technology in engineering. Whether your field of choice is Aerospace, Robotics, or Mechanical Engineering, change is the one constant. So when it comes to innovation, it’s more important than ever to be at the head of the class. How do you stack up? Find out […]

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Hi! We’re CPE. Nice to meet you.

Filed in Corporate & Professional Ed, Infographics, WPI CPE by on December 24, 2016 0 Comments
Hi! We’re CPE. Nice to meet you.

You’ve probably heard of WPI; we’re one of the best colleges in the country with a whole lot of accolades under our belt. But how much do you know about WPI CPE? In our new infographic, we break down how Corporate and Professional Education supports the university through its own mission, vision, and values. Interested in learning more about […]

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Ask Amanda: Online Grad School FAQ’s

Filed in Ask Amanda, FAQ's, Online Graduate School, WPI Online by on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
Ask Amanda: Online Grad School FAQ’s

“What should I expect as an online student?” “Can I get hands-on, practical learning in an online course?” “How will I feel connected and supported online?” As a program manager for WPI’s online graduate programs, I hear these three questions more than any others. If you’ve been thinking about grad school and think online is the right […]

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Kimberly Giannola: I Earned an MBA at Work!

Filed in Our Students, Why Graduate School? by on December 17, 2016 0 Comments
Kimberly Giannola: I Earned an MBA at Work!

Kimberly Giannola, a Manufacturing Engineer at UTC, is in the final stretch of earning her MBA from WPI. We caught up with Kimberly as she was in the process of completing her Graduate Qualifying Project (GQP), the final course in the MBA program which allows students to apply what they have learned to real-world business […]

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4 Industries Clamoring for Data Scientists (Free eBook)

Filed in Data Science, WPI Online by on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
4 Industries Clamoring for Data Scientists (Free eBook)

Sentiment mining. Wind-turbine monitoring. Genome interpretation. Organizations across the globe have an ever-expanding need for “data wizards” who can collect, store, and analyze vast quantities of information in order to make better decisions; their success depends on it! In our latest eBook, Data Science in Every Industry,  explore 4 fields being revolutionized by Big Data and how they’re using it […]

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Don’t Be Like Herbie: Why Today is the Day to Start Grad School

Don’t Be Like Herbie: Why Today is the Day to Start Grad School

I need to tell you a story about Herbie.* I’m an account executive in Corporate & Professional Education at WPI. My main job is working with companies and their employees to figure out the kind of advanced education and training they need to succeed. I meet with business leaders, WPI creates custom programs, and then […]

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Mechanical Engineering: The Root of Innovation [Infographic]

Filed in Infographics, Mechanical Engineering by on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mechanical Engineering: The Root of Innovation [Infographic]

The different sectors of engineering are like trees; while there may be many branches, they all lead back to their roots. Aerospace, Robotics, and Electrical & Computer Engineering are all limbs on the Mechanical Engineering tree. See how M.E. cultivates innovation in our new infographic. Get the foundation you need to make a difference. Explore the field of […]

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