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Welcome to the graduate studies blog at WPI! 

About the Graduate Studies Blog 

Catalyst is a graduate student blog designed for professional and continuing studies students, career-changers, motivated professionals, STEM enthusiasts, international students, and those still considering graduate school. It serves as a valuable resource for insights, updates, and discussions relevant to continuing education and professional development. Whether you’re looking for graduate student advice, study tips, trending news in the grad field, or are still not sure pursuing a graduate degree is for you, then you have come to the right place! 

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About Graduate Studies at WPI 

The Graduate Studies department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) encompasses various teams dedicated to enhancing the graduate student experience. These teams include: 

  • Graduate Admissions and Student Enrollment: Assists WPI students through the application and enrollment process, ensuring a smooth transition into their graduate program at WPI. 
  • Student Success Team: Provides our students with essential resources and support to help them achieve academic and personal success during their studies. 
  • Technology and Business Systems: Maintains and improves the technological and business infrastructure the WPI Grad Department relies on for research, administrative needs, marketing, and more. 
  • Marketing Team: Keeps you informed about department programs, events, and updates through promotions and by managing Catalyst. 
  • Faculty Liaisons: Thought leaders in their industry, who engage with WPI students through cutting-edge teaching, innovative research, and mentorship. 

Our mission in WPI’s Graduate Studies department is to offer comprehensive resources, support, and assistance to ensure every graduate student thrives at WPI and beyond. 

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About WPI 

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), founded in 1865, is a top technological university known for project-based learning. WPI believes students learn best by using classroom knowledge to solve real-world problems. Today, WPI focuses on preparing future scientists, engineers, and business leaders to be empathetic, collaborative, and resourceful STEM professionals. 

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