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How to Write a Personal Statement

Filed in FAQ's, Student Resources, Tips & Tricks by on March 22, 2019 0 Comments
How to Write a Personal Statement

You’ve decided you’re going back to school. You’ve called your old college for transcripts, and you’ve talked to your boss or former professor about writing you a letter of recommendation. Now comes the hard part. The personal statement. The idea of talking about yourself for multiple paragraphs might make you queasy–where do you even begin? […]

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Build An A+ Grad School Application: Ask Amanda

Filed in Ask Amanda, FAQ's, Online Graduate School, WPI Online by on October 19, 2017 0 Comments
Build An A+ Grad School Application: Ask Amanda

By Amanda Keighley Picture it: you’re finally ready to earn your master’s degree. You’ve been out of the classroom for a few years, maybe more. (Maybe a lot more.) As you’re gathering all the documents you need for the application, you see your undergraduate grade point average (GPA). Your heart sinks. You wonder: can I even get into […]

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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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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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