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5 Tips for Landing Employment Opportunities During and After Graduate School

November 15, 2018

Working towards your graduate degree is a huge step in your career journey! You are undoubtedly busy with your coursework, but likely already thinking about the next step after graduation. We know that some graduate ...

Understanding the Differences Between SMU's Statistics Graduate Programs

November 8, 2018

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

Here's How SMU's Physics Department Is Opening Doors into STEM for the Next Generation

November 1, 2018

Special thanks to Dr. Olness who contributed insight and material for this piece. When was the last time you saw the laws of science demonstrated and explained to a classroom full of elementary students in a way that ...

From Space Centers to Particle Accelerators: James' Journey in SMU's Physics Ph.D. Program

October 25, 2018

Note: this interview was condensed and edited for clarity.  You may be interested in the field of physics or curious about graduate study in the sciences more generally. But sometimes, it's hard to find answers to your ...

Applying to Grad School as an International Student? Here are some Helpful Tips

October 18, 2018

Preparing an application to graduate school is an arduous task, but applying to a graduate school located outside of your home country comes with even more challenges. It doesn’t have to be too difficult, though, if you ...

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 ...