UIC Grad School Questions & Answers

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Are there any scholarships specific to graduate students? If so, what are they?

There are many but you should first look at what your university specific has to offer you. It can have some really great options for you... (more)Read 1 Answer
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My professor friend requested me on facebook but I have often posted about his class. Should I accept and delete my posts about the class or not?

I wouldn't accept your professor on Facebook. It is very important to maintain a barrier between your social life and your... (more)Read 2 Answers
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What did you learn from your first semester of grad school and how have you/will you implement it in the future?

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I'm nervous that my GPA isn't going to be competitive for graduate school. How do I make up for this with extracurriculars, etc?

Having leadership positions in relevant organizations and other really relevant experience can show that you are committed to furthering... (more)Read 1 Answer
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Is it better to take a break prior to beginning a graduate program? Or to continue directly after completing an undergraduate degree?

Since it's competitive to get in, it's a good idea to start applying right away to see what your options are. That being said, if you are... (more)Read 2 Answers
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How should I study for the GRE?

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How can graduate students feel more connected to their campus when there are fewer of us and most campus programming is aimed at undergrads?

Get involved in student organizations geared towards grad students like graduate student associations for your department and the like. (more)Read 1 Answer
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Is getting two Master's degree worth the time? Do employers like seeing that, or would they prefer a PhD?

It depends on what the Masters degrees are in and what sort of job you're looking to get. Unless you're going into academics, a PhD may... (more)Read 2 Answers
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Any general tips I should keep in mind when preparing my grad school applications?

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I fundamentally disagree with something my grad school professor said the other day and it's been bothering me. What should I do?

If it is something about the course or the topic, go discuss it with them. If it is something inappropriate about topics like gender,... (more)Read 2 Answers
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As a teaching assistant, I think that one of my students has plagiarized. What should I do?

If you have a feeling about a paper, investigate it further! Many schools have access to Turnitin which is a plagiarism software. It can... (more)Read 2 Answers
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What are the pros and cons of having a pet while in grad school?

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Is it true that you should apply to 12-15 graduate schools? How am I supposed to afford the application fees, much less find time to fill out all the questions?

It depends on your major and how competitive the programs are that you are applying to but I also agree that 12-15 schools seems like... (more)Read 1 Answer
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How can low-income students avoid the shame or guilt of pursuing graduate school despite lack of financial support from family?

I agree with Madison in that grad school, while pricey, is an investment in your future, and that is priceless. To help with the... (more)Read 2 Answers
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How should you approach a professor to ask them for a recommendation letter?

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Are there any resources that can help me decide what exactly I want to study in grad school if I'm not sure?

If you have even an inkling of the kind of program you might be interested in, simply find programs offered and read about them. Look at... (more)Read 1 Answer
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I want to relax this summer, but know I need to get a head start on my thesis. What's the best way to space it out so it doesn't seem as overwhelming?

I've definitely been in this position! Getting ahead will always serve you well later on. Make a list of everything you have to get done... (more)Read 2 Answers
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What are the pros and cons of going to medical school including future options for advancement in a medical career?

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Is it worth it to pay for a GRE course and materials or just go about studying for the test on my own?

I have heard that it is well worth it to pay for a class, but it depends on your learning needs. Some individuals are self-motivated, and... (more)Read 1 Answer
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What are the top grad schools for communications? Do you recommend attending grad school for the communications field?

While there are plenty of grad schools that are great for communications, you can always find the top schools in a basic google search... (more)Read 1 Answer

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