Alisa Semiens shares her path to graduate school with us and talks about adjusting to a new field in her graduate work. She has a Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master's degree in Education from Relay Graduate School of Education.
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The Education of an Educator
1. What is one sentence you would use to describe who you are and what you do? I'm a high school English teacher as well as a literacy/writing tutor specializing in ACT/SAT, college essays, and other personal statements. 2. Did you take the GRE? If so, what was your experience studying for the GRE like? … Continue reading The Education of an Educator
Grad School as a Forum for Experimentation
1. What is one sentence you would use to describe who you are and what you do? I am a writer (poetry, essay, and text-based visual mediums) and educator. 2. Did you take the GRE? If so, what was your experience studying for the GRE like? I did take the GRE, two long and aimless … Continue reading Grad School as a Forum for Experimentation
Grad School as a Way to Solve Problems
Gregg Muragishi gives us an in-depth look into his thought process behind pursuing a PhD in Social Psychology and a taste of the research he is pursuing.
How to Enroll in a Graduate Program Abroad
Megan Bolotin shares her experience completing a one-of-a-kind degree program at the intersection of fashion and psychology. If you're considering going abroad for a graduate degree, this interview is chock full of advice!
On Demonstrating Your Unique Worth
Malka Fleischmann shares her experiences getting a unique degree and her thoughts on finding the right job for you.
Do This ONE Thing to Improve Your GRE Verbal Score
STUDY VOCAB. About half of the questions on this section are, in essence, vocabulary questions. So the more words you know or recognize, the more prepared you will be to kick ass on Verbal. There are plenty of places to find potential GRE words, but don't overlook the regular reading you do. Whenever you come … Continue reading Do This ONE Thing to Improve Your GRE Verbal Score
What are Quantitative Comparison GRE Questions?
Unlike traditional multiple choice problems, these questions are not asking you to "solve" for an answer. Instead, you are given two quantities and tasked with determining how these two quantities relate to one another. The fours answer choices will always look the same: A. Quantity A is greater. B. Quantity B is greater. C. The … Continue reading What are Quantitative Comparison GRE Questions?