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Kimberly Hood: Making Confident Decisions

Filed in Our Students, Why Graduate School? by on January 5, 2016 0 Comments
Kimberly Hood: Making Confident Decisions

Kimberly Hood worked 10 years as a programmer and analyst before changing gears to stay at home and raise her two children. During her professional absence, cyber security concerns in the corporate world grew nearly as quickly as her children. “I then re-entered the work force and felt like I had to play catch-up for […]

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The Growth in Data Science [Infographic]

The Growth in Data Science [Infographic]

Data science continues to grow. See how the rise of the field… Data Science Graduate Programs

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David Stec: Time is of the Essence

David Stec: Time is of the Essence

When David Stec was asked when the right time is to start an advanced degree program, he said: “Now!” A Senior Manufacturing Tech II at AbbVie, responsible for the downstream fine purification of commercial drug substances, David took advantage of the opportunity to earn his Master of Science in Bioscience Administration when his employer partnered with WPI […]

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3 Characteristics of a Successful Online Student

Filed in Why Graduate School? by on September 29, 2015 2 Comments
3 Characteristics of a Successful Online Student

Every day I speak with prospective online graduate students. One of the most common questions I’m asked is, “How do I know if online courses are the right fit for me?”  This is a great question, and in fact, online learning is not for everyone; but possessing these three characteristics are an excellent indication that […]

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Glance at Careers in Construction Project Management [Infographic]

Filed in Leadership, Why Graduate School? by on July 2, 2015 0 Comments
Glance at Careers in Construction Project Management [Infographic]

Sometimes individuals are not aware of the types of positions they can have within their chosen field. In construction project management, there are many opportunities to grow, but you have to have the right credentials. WPI Alumni prove that with credentials you can move up in the CPM field, and you can see the various […]

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The Need for Data Science and Data Scientists [Infographic]

The Need for Data Science and Data Scientists [Infographic]

Were you aware of the growing demand for Data Science to collect, analyze, and implement plans based on Big Data? View this infographic to discover: Costs of Data Breaches Impact on Businesses in 2014 Biggest Fears for a Data Breach Big Data Scientist Salary and Demand ♥ Love this post? Subscribe to Catalyst.

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National Salary Averages: Undergraduate versus Graduate [Infographic]

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National Salary Averages: Undergraduate versus Graduate [Infographic]

Have you ever wondered what a graduate degree could do for your salary? View our infographic to discover the difference a graduate degree can make in the following fields: Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Mechanical Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science ♥ Love this post? Subscribe to Catalyst.

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3 Reasons You Should Pursue Your Master’s Degree

Filed in Why Graduate School? by on February 23, 2015 0 Comments
3 Reasons You Should Pursue Your Master’s Degree

Should I pursue a master’s degree? This is a question that I, like many others, have contemplated for weeks, months and even years.  So what is it that makes it the right time to pursue your master’s degree? Here are three key reasons why you should earn a master’s: Become an Expert in Your Field […]

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