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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Why Study Statistics? Learn from the Director of SMU’s Biostatistics Ph.D.

July 5, 2018

Dr. Daniel Heitjan is the current director of the SMU/UT Southwestern Biostatistics Ph.D. program. Having earned a B.Sc. in Mathematics in 1981 and a Ph.D. in Statistics in 1985 from the University of Chicago, Heitjan ...

Today's Big Data Problem and the Need for Data Interpreters

June 28, 2018

A staggering 2.5 quintillion bytes of data enters the virtual sphere every day, according to IBM. This extreme influx of data has only appeared over the last two years, effectively drowning IT departments and data ...

3 Tips for Graduate Students to Consider When Choosing a Faculty Mentor

June 21, 2018

You’ve started studying in a great graduate program and are ready to dive into your research, make your mark in the profession, and become a well-respected faculty member or industry researcher. The only question ...