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Be More Open To The Opportunities That Present Themselves With Nancy Grigg

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Nancy Grigg who is a Lecturer at the University of Michigan-Flint. She shared her own educational journey leading to her getting her Master of Arts degree which allowed her to continue her work in teaching others and helping students to hone with

How to Get the Best Letters of Recommendation for Graduate School

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As you are reviewing your graduate school possibilities, you may find that some of them will require you to submit letters of recommendation and thus, you want to make sure that you are submitting a well-crafted one.  Through submitting letters of recommendation the admissions team is given a better picture of you as an applicant

Graduate Student Spotlight: Amy Lewis, Nurse Practitioner Student

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Hello again everyone! Welcome back to the Graduate Student Spotlight! Today’s spotlighted student is Acute Care Nurse Practitioner student, Amy Lewis! As a Nurse Practitioner student, Amy works hard to keep up with all of her cohort as well as the latest news in the field. She will be completing her doctorate next year, and

Be True To Yourself & Find Something You Are Passionate About With Duane Bedell

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Duane Bedell who is President at Bay Mills Community College in Brimley, Michigan. Duane shared his educational journey of attending the University of Michigan-Flint for his Master’s, Specialist and Doctorate degrees and how this educational journey has led him to reach his

Graduate Student Spotlight– Ruudy Olupot

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Welcome back to the Graduate Student Spotlight! Today, we’re highlighting Masters of Business Administration student, with a focus in Marketing and Innovation Management, Ruudy Olupot! Ruudy is a small business owner looking to enhance and hone his business skills with a Masters here at UM-Flint. As an online student, Ruudy is extremely hardworking and enthusiastic

Take Advantage Of The Resources On Your Campus With Vicky Dawson

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Vicky Dawson who is the Academic Support Services Coordinator at the University of Michigan-Flint. Vickie Dawson and I talk about her own journey from being a non-traditional student to completely changing her path in college and finding her voice and confidence when

Applying for Graduate School– Tips and Tricks to Help You Get Ahead

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As you prepare for the next step of your education and work toward enhancing your skills through obtaining a graduate degree, there are a number of things you need to think about as you prepare your application for submission. Most graduate programs try to be transparent about their process, but there still can be something

Graduate Student Spotlight– Andrea LaRocque

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It’s time for another Graduate Student Spotlight! This week’s student is Andrea LaRocque! Andrea is studying for a Master of Science in Physician Assistant, and is one of our fantastic student ambassadors! Andrea enjoys the different aspects of medicine she’s learning through her program, taking a special interest in emergency medicine, cardiology, and infectious disease.

Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone & Challenge Yourself With Tara Allendorfer

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Tara Allendorfer who is the Director of Alumni Engagement for the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Tara Allendorfer and I talk about her journey from being an undergraduate student at Northwood University to completing a Master of Business Administration degree