FAQ’s

New Podcast Alert: Ask A Student!

Filed in FAQ's, Our Students, WPI Online by on February 11, 2020 0 Comments
New Podcast Alert: Ask A Student!

Why do people take college courses online?  How much time does an online course take per week? How do students collaborate in the online space?  Get the answers to these questions and many more in our brand-new podcast: Ask a WPI Online Student! Hear from real WPI students and recent alumni as they answer questions from curious […]

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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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