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!
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!