MAGS is the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools. Each year they award two students an Excellence in Teaching Award. The Graduate College at MSU is proud to announce that this year one of those awards went to graduate student Taylor Smith! Taylor Smith is a second-year graduate student in the Experimental Psychology program. Through her teaching assistantship, research … [Read more...] about MSU Graduate Student Receives Excellence in Teaching Award!
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
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!
Eight…that is the number of graduate schools I applied to. It is also the number of graduate schools I was accepted to. One million; that’s about the number of times I freaked out trying to decide which school was right for me. One is the number of schools I was actually able to choose because apparently you can’t attend more than one graduate school at a time. Who … [Read more...] about Student Spotlight: Research and affordability were key elements in Meghan’s decision to attend MSU for her Master’s program!