UIC Grad School Questions & Answers

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Any tips for the grad school application process?

Make sure you leave yourself enough time to get it done before the deadline comes up! Applications are easy but tedious, so while they... (more)Read 1 Answer
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I was waitlisted at the grad school I really want to go to. What are my chances of getting off the waitlist? Should I just commit to another school?

Email them!! One of my friends was wait listed to her top choice, but didn't want to ruin her chances with the schools she did get in to,... (more)Read 2 Answers
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In what ways is grad school different than undergrad?

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What's your favorite thing about graduate school?

The best thing about grad school for me is the challenges. Sometimes, we want things to be easy and when they are not we are forced to... (more)Read 1 Answer
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What tips do you have for making it through a 3-hour evening class?

On the days where you have this class, make sure you go to bed early the night before. Also you will want to make sure you eat a decent... (more)Read 2 Answers
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Where can I go to get help with planning for grad school?

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Is it better to go straight to grad school or wait a year?

There's no right or wrong answer for this questions. While it's good to take some time off, it might take a while to re-adjust to the... (more)Read 1 Answer
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Do grad schools accept students only in the fall or in the spring as well?

It depends on the school, but there are many that accept only in the fall. Check the policies for the schools you are interested in, just... (more)Read 2 Answers
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How can I tell if grad school is worth it or not?

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If I'm in my final year of college, is it too late to plan for grad school?

It depends. If you are only one semester away from graduating, then you might be a little late. If you have a whole year left before... (more)Read 1 Answer
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How should I approach professors about writing my recommendation letters for graduate school?

I think it is a really good idea to establish a relationship with the professor before asking for a rec letter. I do this by planning in... (more)Read 2 Answers
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Have you ever gone through the process to complete a master's thesis? If so, what was it like?

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What study materials are best when studying for the GRE?

GRE review books are good, and so is the ETS website! (more)Read 1 Answer
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How important is it to keep the syllabi for your classes throughout the semester? Will I need them for graduate school?

It is definitely a good idea to keep your syllabi if it is in the same or a related field as what you plan to study in graduate school.... (more)Read 2 Answers
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How do you avoid burnout when going straight from undergrad into grad school?

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How many months should I plan to study for the LSAT exam?

You should prepare to consistently study across 6 months at least, 20 to 30 hours a week is a good bet to cover all the material at least... (more)Read 1 Answer
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I'm thinking about going for my PhD, but I'm pretty burnt out and want a break after getting my Master's. Do people recommend taking a break?

I think it really depends! Are you staying at the same university for your masters and PhD? If you are, you may want to chug through... (more)Read 2 Answers
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I get a tuition waiver from my school as part of my graduate assistantship. How will the GOP's new tax plan affect me?

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What are some common mistakes to avoid on a grad school application?

Definitely make sure you don't submit the exact same personal statement to every school--each school will have different requests and... (more)Read 1 Answer
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When going out for drinks with a group of classmates and the professor, how casual can you get? Should you treat it more like class still?

Like Danielle said, you can definitely be more casual than you are in a classroom but that doesn't mean showing up in sweatpants (even if... (more)Read 2 Answers

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