Gettysburg Grad School Questions & Answers

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What study materials are best when studying for the GRE?

GRE review books are good, and so is the ETS website! (more)Read 1 Answer
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I was waitlisted at the grad school I really want to go to. What are my chances of getting off the waitlist? Should I just commit to another school?

Email them!! One of my friends was wait listed to her top choice, but didn't want to ruin her chances with the schools she did get in to,... (more)Read 2 Answers
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Where can I go to get help with planning for grad school?

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How many months should I plan to study for the LSAT exam?

You should prepare to consistently study across 6 months at least, 20 to 30 hours a week is a good bet to cover all the material at least... (more)Read 1 Answer
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What tips do you have for making it through a 3-hour evening class?

On the days where you have this class, make sure you go to bed early the night before. Also you will want to make sure you eat a decent... (more)Read 2 Answers
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How can I tell if grad school is worth it or not?

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What are some common mistakes to avoid on a grad school application?

Definitely make sure you don't submit the exact same personal statement to every school--each school will have different requests and... (more)Read 1 Answer
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Do grad schools accept students only in the fall or in the spring as well?

It depends on the school, but there are many that accept only in the fall. Check the policies for the schools you are interested in, just... (more)Read 2 Answers
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Have you ever gone through the process to complete a master's thesis? If so, what was it like?

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What should grad students be thinking about in terms of professional development (aside from networking, creating business cards, getting work experience, making LinkedIn connections)?

I think certificates are really helpful and useful! Most universities offer certificate programs in many areas for both degree and non... (more)Read 1 Answer
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How should I approach professors about writing my recommendation letters for graduate school?

I think it is a really good idea to establish a relationship with the professor before asking for a rec letter. I do this by planning in... (more)Read 2 Answers
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How do you avoid burnout when going straight from undergrad into grad school?

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I'm not sure that my graduate school essays are stellar. My professors don't have time to edit them and I don't trust my friends. How should I go about editing them to make sure they're the best they can be?

Think outside of your professors and friends! If your school has a writing center, schedule an appointment for a writing tutor to look... (more)Read 1 Answer
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How important is it to keep the syllabi for your classes throughout the semester? Will I need them for graduate school?

It is definitely a good idea to keep your syllabi if it is in the same or a related field as what you plan to study in graduate school.... (more)Read 2 Answers
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I get a tuition waiver from my school as part of my graduate assistantship. How will the GOP's new tax plan affect me?

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How much do grades matter in grad school? Obviously you have to make above a certain GPA to stay in the program, but between B+s and As, does it matter as much as it did in undergrad if you're getting all the content down?

It does matter. Your GPA is actually very important, at least in my field. And because you take less classes (if it's just a masters) any... (more)Read 1 Answer
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I'm thinking about going for my PhD, but I'm pretty burnt out and want a break after getting my Master's. Do people recommend taking a break?

I think it really depends! Are you staying at the same university for your masters and PhD? If you are, you may want to chug through... (more)Read 2 Answers
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I'm in the last year of my masters and am debating whether or not to move forward with the PhD. How can I figure out if continuing is right for me?

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I want to work with a specific professor in grad school. How do I go about asking him or her?

If you are applying for grad school at a university different from where you are attending undergrad, then write them an email. Be really... (more)Read 2 Answers
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When going out for drinks with a group of classmates and the professor, how casual can you get? Should you treat it more like class still?

Like Danielle said, you can definitely be more casual than you are in a classroom but that doesn't mean showing up in sweatpants (even if... (more)Read 2 Answers

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