Grad School Tips & Advice

When it comes to pursuing a graduate degree, no two educational paths are exactly the same. Whether you want to earn your master’s degree right after you’ve earned your bachelor’s degree or you’re pursuing graduate education later in life, these articles, tips, and advice can help you succeed in grad school and achieve your goals.

January 9, 2024

7 Ways a Master's Degree Can Help You Get Ahead

There are a variety of reasons to return to school for a master's degree. Here are seven ways that pursuing a graduate program can positively impact your career.


September 1, 2023

How to Request a Grad School Recommendation Letter

Explore the top tips for asking for and receiving impressive letters of recommendation.


August 5, 2023

How to Write a Statement of Purpose for Graduate School

A strong statement of purpose (SOP) is critical to your graduate school application. Here's a step-by-step guide to impressing the admissions team.


July 24, 2023

5 Expert Tips for Writing a Stand-Out Grad School Resumé

Your grad school resumé is an integral piece of the admissions process. Northeastern's admissions team shares five tips to help you perfect yours.


June 26, 2023

How to Organize Your Grad School Search

Explore these tips for keeping your grad school search organized.


April 27, 2023

How To Apply for University in the USA: 5 Steps

Hoping to earn your degree in the USA? Here’s a complete guide to the application process for international students who want to study at a U.S. college or university.


April 20, 2023

Studying in the USA: A Guide for International Students

Wondering how to study in the USA? Here’s a complete guide for international students who want to obtain a degree from a U.S. college or university.


April 14, 2023

Gap Year Before Grad School: Things To Know

Are you considering taking a gap year before grad school? Here are the pros and cons you should consider before you make a decision either way.


April 13, 2023

6 Reasons Why You Should Study in the U.S.

Wondering whether pursuing an education in America is a good option? Here are 6 reasons why you should study in the U.S. as an international student.


March 15, 2023

How to Prepare For Grad School After Working in Industry

Applying to grad school after working doesn’t have to be stressful. Learn how your career experience can improve your graduate school applications.