The RStats Institute, headed by Dr. Todd Daniel, is one of the many useful services available to all students at MSU. RStats stands for Research, Statistical Training, Analysis, and Technical Support. This service can help you with anything stats related from trouble shooting issues with your software to running analyses and more. They also offer help using multiple platforms … [Read more...] about Resources for Grad Students: RStats Institute
I was born and raised here in Springfield, MO. Both my parents went to Missouri State University, but at that time it was called Southwest Missouri State University. They meet while working at an event planning committees that help set up for concerts. Twenty-eight years and three kids later, they are still happily married. Like I said before, me and my sisters grew up in … [Read more...] about Student Spotlight: How a graduate program brought Shannon back home!
The Meyer Library offers what seems like endless services to students. One of those services is a research consultation. Research consultations can be done either in person or virtually for students who are enrolled in online programs or who are unable to make it onto campus. This service is a great help to anyone looking to gain some direction on a paper or thesis as well as … [Read more...] about Library Resources for Grad Students
Hi! My name is Rachel Padget, and I am a Master’s of Science in biology student here at Missouri State University! I graduated in spring 2015 with my B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Central Missouri. I have 10 reasons why MSU would make an excellent choice for your graduate school education! 1. The research projects available within the biology department. To be … [Read more...] about Student Spotlight: Why Rachel chose MSU for her graduate education!
“Go to college so you can get a good job!” is what we have always been told. While this is true, the meaning has shifted. In recent years, an undergraduate degree has been touted as “the new high school diploma.” This is due to a phenomenon known as degree inflation. So many students now have college educations that the value of a bachelor’s degree has limited potential … [Read more...] about Why you should consider grad school!