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I Successfully Navigated the Ph.D. Application Process—Here's How

October 11, 2018

Note: this interview was condensed and edited for clarity.  It's no secret that graduate school can be intense, and that there are big questions that go into the decision to become part of the roughly two percent of ...

3 Questions to Ask Yourself if You're Making the Choice between a Master’s Degree and Ph.D.

October 4, 2018

Whether you've been out of school for three months or three years, you may still be asking yourself the same question: should I go back to school for a graduate degree? And what kind of degree do I want or need to ...

Are You Considering a Ph.D.? 4 Concrete Tips to Help You Navigate the Process (Plus a Full Digital Resource!)

September 27, 2018

Let’s face it. Thinking about getting a Ph.D. can come with a lot of uncertainty, self-doubt, and questions about your career prospects long-term. After all, you are thinking about joining the 2 percent of the ...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Graduate School Orientation

September 20, 2018

Welcome to grad school — now get to work! It can feel like being thrown into the deep end when you start a new graduate program, especially if you are new to the university, city, or state where your program is located. ...

Top 5 Reasons to Go to Graduate School in Dallas

September 13, 2018

There are a whole lot of factors to consider when you’re thinking about graduate school. Which program is most tailored to your interests? What professors will you be able to study with? What are career outcomes for ...

Highlighting Statistical Science Research at SMU

September 6, 2018

Because of the explosion of data from devices such as sensors, cell phones, and medical instruments, as well as from business processes, surveys, and social media, there is accelerating demand for specialists who are ...

Understanding the ATLAS Experiment: The World's Largest Research Effort

August 30, 2018

Physics is an exciting field with a wealth of groundbreaking research opportunities. What makes physics so exciting? It’s the study of the universe! It offers opportunities to discover the unknown and redefine the known ...