Student & Alumni Stories

Are you curious to know what it’s like to be a graduate student at Northeastern University? There’s no better way to find out than by listening to our current students and alumni discuss their experiences. These articles and interviews come straight from our alumni community and are full of insights, tips, and advice that can help you determine whether or not Northeastern is the right partner for you as you pursue your graduate education.

September 2, 2019

Making Great Strides: Vrushali Patil Shares Her Experience

Vrushali Patil, a graduate student in Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Telecommunications Networks program, shares her Northeastern experience.

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August 30, 2019

Alumni Perspective: Rugvedi Kapse Shares Her Northeastern Experience

Rugvedi Kapse, a graduate student in Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Telecommunications Networks program, shares her Northeastern experience.

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August 8, 2019

From India to Boston: Varun Shetru Shares His Experience

Varun Shetru, a graduate student in Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Industrial Engineering program, shares his Northeastern experience.

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July 8, 2019

How One Alum's Networking Strategy Paid Dividends

Learn how Pablo Cateriano, Northeastern alum and Director of Strategy for a South American PR firm, leveraged his networking strategy to advance his career.

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February 26, 2019

Master’s Degree in Leadership Helps Skyrocket Alumna’s Career

Find out why this alumna says her MS in Leadership degree from Northeastern was her "golden ticket" to professional and personal success.

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November 27, 2018

Working Minor League Baseball: Alumna Story

Julie Hershkowitz, director of Client Services & Hospitality for the Pawtucket Red Sox, describes her professional journey.

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August 22, 2018

How to Know if a Master's in Education is Right for You

Alumna Vanessa Bush shares her journey to earning her master's in higher education administration and outlines the questions prospective students should ask themselves before applying.

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June 7, 2017

Why I'm Pursuing My Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration

"This type of program combined my career interests in the field of art with my administrative skills," says Northeastern student Gaby Fiorenza.

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May 2, 2017

From Student-Athlete to Head Coach: One Alumna Shares Her Story

Stefanie Golan shares her journey to becoming head soccer coach at the University of Minnesota.

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April 4, 2017

How a Master’s Degree Inspired One Alumna’s Publishing Career

Kathleen Anderson, a graduate of Northeastern's Corporate and Organizational Communication program, describes how she turned her capstone into a book.

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