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Veterans in Grad School: Helen Budd Shares Insights and Advice

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In this episode of Victors in Grad School podcast, we discuss the importance of strategic preparation for graduate school with guest Helen Budd, the Program Manager for the Student Veterans Resource Center at the University of Michigan, Flint. Helen shares her own educational journey, highlighting her transition from a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) to

Advice from Admission Professionals on Succeeding in Graduate School

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Welcome back to the Victors in Grad School podcast! In today’s episode, titled “Advice from Admission Professionals on Succeeding in Graduate School,” we bring you a unique and insightful perspective on graduate school success. Our host, Christopher Lewis, attended the NAGAP conference in New York City and had the opportunity to speak with admission professionals

Exploring Different Avenues: Lora Phelps’ Path to a Master’s Degree in Public Administration

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Welcome to another exciting episode of the Victors in Grad School podcast! In this episode, our host, Dr. Christopher Lewis, sits down with a special guest, Lora Phelps, an early college dual enrollment coordinator. Lora shares her journey from undergraduate to graduate school, discussing the pivotal moments and decisions that led her to pursue further education.

Lessons Learned: Scott Gifford’s Insights on Deepening Understanding and Continuous Learning

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Welcome back to another episode of the Victors in Grad School podcast! I’m your host, Dr. Christopher Lewis, and today we have a fantastic guest joining us. Scott Gifford, a Principal Engineer at Amazon, will be sharing his journey through graduate school and his success in the field of computer science. Scott started his academic

Lessons in Time Management and Success: Dylan Straka’s Grad School Experience

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Welcome back to the Victors in Grad School podcast, where we have conversations with students, alumni, and experts about finding success in graduate school. I’m your host, Dr. Christopher Lewis, and today we have a fascinating guest joining us. Dylan Straka, the Vice President for Finance at Premier Security Solutions and one of the Greater

The Value of Experiential Learning: Kris Johns’ Secrets to Success in Graduate School

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Welcome back to another episode of the Victors in Grad School podcast! In today’s episode, we have a special guest, Kris Johns, who will be sharing his educational journey and offering valuable advice on pursuing a graduate degree. Kris will delve into the importance of learning how to learn, the demanding nature of graduate school,

How do I balance work and life while attending graduate school?

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Attending graduate school while working can be challenging, and finding a balance between work, school, and personal life can be even more difficult. However, with some planning, organization, and prioritization, it is possible to manage your time effectively and achieve a work-life balance while pursuing your graduate degree. Here are some tips to help you

How do I pay for graduate school?

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Graduate school can be an expensive investment in your future, but there are several ways to pay for it. Here are some of the most common ways to pay for your graduate education: In conclusion, paying for graduate school can be a challenge, but there are several options available to help make it more affordable.

How do you find graduate school success?

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There are many ways to find success in graduate school. We have talked about many different ways weekly in the Victors in Grad School podcast, and if you have listened to past episodes you will find that everyone’s journey to and through graduate school is different. That being said there are some commonalities that we