Tips & Tricks

How to Write a Personal Statement

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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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How to Apply For Graduate School: A Step-by-Step Guide

Filed in Online Graduate School, Tips & Tricks by on February 4, 2019 0 Comments
How to Apply For Graduate School: A Step-by-Step Guide

Between the first time you say “I’m thinking about going to grad school” and your first actual grad class, there are a few decisions to make—and a few procedural hurdles to clear. As with any new task, there is a learning curve. Unfortunately, applying to graduate school is something few people do often enough to […]

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How to be a Successful Graduate Student

Filed in Tips & Tricks by on November 12, 2015 0 Comments
How to be a Successful Graduate Student

  Going back to school as an adult means juggling a lot of new responsibilities you didn’t have at 18. Here are a few ways to get back in the swing of things and finish strong. Ask for help.  If you are struggling, utilize all of the resources of your univeristy. WPI gives you many […]

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