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Considering an MPP or MPA? Questions to Ask Before Applying

If you want to be president, you run for office. But what if you want to work FOR the president – or elsewhere in the government or nonprofit worlds? Increasingly, a master’s level public policy degree can make the difference. Usually, that means either an MPP (Master of Public Policy) or MPA (Master of Public… View Article

5 Things You Should Know Before Applying to an MBA Program

The AIGAC Annual Conference that I attended this week explores the latest trends in the graduate application process. Whether you are considering an MBA, law or other advanced degree, considerable planning and resources are required to apply and then attend. Relationships between career demands, school curricula, and the admissions process were discussed during the conference’s… View Article

5 Steps to Your Best Grad School Recommendations

Learn how to obtain strong recommendation letters that can help you rise above others with similar scores or backgrounds. A recommendation is one of the more important parts of your grad school application. First-time enrollment in grad school is competitive and continues to be fierce. A ten-year long higher education study shows that the general… View Article

5 Tips on Great Grad School Recommendations

How to recognize the right recommenders. Grad School applications have risen in record numbers in the past few years.  A higher education study conducted from 2004-2014 showed a rise in enrollment by over 150,000 students. Last year, over 2 million people applied to grad school in the US. There is no wonder why. Applying to… View Article