Moving to a new city, state, region, or country for graduate school can be a big decision. Therefore, it’s important to consider the implications doing so can have on your social, personal, and academic life as well as your future career. Ask yourself these 5 questions prior to making the big move: 1.Why are you moving to that particular location? Many people apply for graduate school with a simple goal to pursue their academic and professional interests. Others do so to “get away”, “try something new”, or “have an adventure”.
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Information provided by the British Council USA. For full information on study in the UK, visit their website: www.studyintheuk.org. Last updated August 2010. Experience a real UK education Immerse yourself in the UK culture by living and studying with British students. There's nothing like being a part of the local student community to help you understand the UK and Europe. Diversity of Choice
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Do you want to stand out from the thousands of other graduate degree holders in your field? Of course you do, and earning your degree abroad is a great way to do just that. Plus as a graduate student, you want to narrow your focus in a particular field of study, so why not get your entire graduate degree abroad and study in a culture where the field is hot, or perhaps even the culture where it originated?
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California Love-Hate: Split opinions on graduate school in the City of Angels by Stephanie Small Published January 31, 2011 I grew up on the East Coast. We had family in Los Angeles, so nearly every winter we’d go visit. My parents liked to book really early flights, so we’d wake up around 4 or 4:30 am in the pitch black, freezing cold. We’d dress and stumble down to the taxi, fingers and noses numbed from the brief interaction with the searingly frigid pre-sunrise December air.
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Do You Want to be a Part of It? Graduate School in NYC by Stephanie Small Published January 31, 2011 If you’re from NYC, you know there’s no other place to be. If you’re from Boston, you think your city’s “just as good”. And if you’re from the rest of the world, you either enjoy the adrenalin rush from the skyscrapers, neon lights, and traffic…or you put a pillow over your head at the mere thought of spending more than a week in the City That Never Sleeps.
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Grad School in Chicago by Stephanie Small Published January 31, 2011 California Love-Hate: Split opinions on graduate school in the City of Angels by Stephanie Small Published January 31, 2011 Search our directory of gradute programs in Los Angeles Looking for more info? Check out these articles: Grad School in Philly | Grad School in NYC
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Could grad school in the South be the right fit for you? By Stephanie Small Published April 10, 2012 The Southern United States - also known simply "The South" or "Dixie" - boasts a unique cultural heritage, diverse climates, enchanting cities and beautiful rural spaces; not to mention some of the arguably best food and accents in America. Oh yeah - and it's a great place to go to graduate school, too.
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Sunshine, palm trees and a graduate degree By Stephanie Small Published April 2, 2012 ¡Bienvenidos a Miami! Palm trees, Gloria Estefan and Will Smith's late '90s anthem are all emblems of this sunny city, so it usually evokes more visions of partying than of studying. It was also called "America's Cleanest City" by Forbes Magazine in 2008, and it's known as the Cruise Capital of the World. It's a major center of international business and finance, with a strong music and dance scene as well as Hispanic influence.
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Pros, Cons, Cheesesteaks and Boyz II Men by Stephanie Small Published December 16, 2010
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The Bay Area: A Great Place for Graduate School and Burritos By Stephanie Small Published April 2, 2012 Ocean. Fog. Sun. Massive hills, windy streets (in both sense of the word), and palm trees (non-native). The Bay Area is arguably an awesome place to be a graduate student. In this article, two former Bay Area students share their thoughts on their graduate experience. Cynthia Oei is in the process of obtaining her PsyD from the California Institute of Integral Studies, and Trevor Graham received his PsyD at The Wright Institute.
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Could grad school in the "Heartland" be the right place for you? By Stephanie Small Published April 13, 2012
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Museums, historical landmarks and a graduate degree By Stephanie Small Published April 3, 2012 Calling all want-to-be politicos, lawmakers and city dwellers: If you're contemplating grad school, consider D.C. You may encounter some brutally humid summers and massive traffic as a grad student in D.C., but you will also reap the benefits of the historical sites and museums and the well-planned public transportation system.
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Despite what the media may say, Los Angeles and New York are not the only two places to live in America. Even though the United States is one country, it is not a culturally homogenous entity. The states in its country are comparable to the countries in Europe. Los Angeles could not be more different than New York, and Texas may seem to be its own sovereign republic when compared to, say, the upper Midwest. So how is a foreign student supposed to know in which city he or she should go to college? How is one to choose from among all the many options presented by the United States?
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Germany is not only an ideal place to be a student but is also a fantastic place to live! Original content kindly provided by DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Edited by Finnian Durkan Published July 21, 2010 From affordable housing and extensive public transportation networks to cultural offerings and great food, Germany has everything to make both your student and social life as exciting and fulfilling as possible. Let us help you plan your German Alltag (day-to-day life). Fernsehturm Berlin
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by Annie Rose Stathes Published March 18, 2013 Once you have made the decision to earn your graduate degree, you will need to select a graduate school. With thousands upon thousands of schools and programs to choose from, deciding whether or not to relocate for graduate school can be tough. Top Five Reasons to Relocate for Graduate School 1. Reputation:
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