I had a great experience at the Career Expo; I think I can help you have one too in the future! The Career Expo is an excellent opportunity to network and take the next step from education to the professional world. To start there were numerous employers and graduate schools at the event. From healthcare to finance to medical schools; this truly was a diverse grouping of … [Read more...] about Recap of the MSU Career Expo: A Graduate Student’s Perspective
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“Talk to your neighbor.” It’s a common phrase in Taylor Smith’s classes at Missouri State University. As a graduate teaching assistant, Smith collaborates with multiple classes in the department of psychology. If you sit in on one of them, you won’t see the traditional lecture style of teaching you might expect. Instead, Smith’s classes are full of chatter and activity. “I … [Read more...] about Want students to do better in school? Don’t focus on grades
Deciding to go to grad school can be a tough choice. Deciding to go to grad school far from home can be an even harder choice. One thing that made my decision to move from northern Illinois to MSU easier was my cohort! A cohort is a group of students who all begin school and are expected to graduate at the same time. One of the reasons I selected to go to MSU was because my … [Read more...] about Why I love my cohort!
Graduate school is a difficult yet extremely rewarding experience. We won’t sugar coat it (pun intended), you’re going to study. You’re going to study a lot. We can probably assume studying isn’t always something you enjoy. Sometimes we need a little extra motivation to crack open that book or write that paper. For many, that motivation comes from the elixir of knowledge … [Read more...] about Looking for a caffeine infusion? Your search ends here!