Graduate Programs

Blogs from students, faculty & staff

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

Shifting Goals and Helping Others: The Power of a Nonlinear Journey with Shelly McFarlane

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On this episode of Victors in Grad School, host Christopher Lewis sits down with Shelly McFarlane, a criminal defense attorney who shares her journey from undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan Flint to law school at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Throughout the episode, Shelley reflects on the importance of flexibility and finding

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

We want you to succeed, not fail with Donna Fry

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Dr. Donna Fry, Interim Chancellor at the University of Michigan-Flint. Today we talked to Donna Fry about her own educational journey leading her from receiving her Bachelors degree from the University of Michigan to receiving her Masters and PhD also from the

What are the job prospects after graduate school?

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Graduate school can be a great investment in your education and career. It can provide you with specialized knowledge, skills, and credentials that can make you more competitive in the job market. Here are some job prospects to consider after completing graduate school: However, it’s important to research the job market in your specific field

Be a lifelong learner and pursue your passions with Carla Beasley

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Carla Beasley, Senior, Project Management – Macy’s, East Region. Today we talked about her own educational journey leading her from receiving her Bachelors degree from the University of Michigan-Flint to getting two Masters degrees from both the University of Michigan and the

What are the potential benefits of attending graduate school?

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Graduate school is a significant investment of time, money, and effort, but the potential benefits can be substantial. Here are some potential benefits of attending graduate school: In conclusion, attending graduate school can provide numerous potential benefits, including career advancement, specialized knowledge, networking opportunities, increased earning potential, personal growth, research opportunities, and credentials. However, it’s

The investment you put in yourself pays off with Al Perry

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Al Perry, Athletics Director at Mott Community College and Executive Administrator of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association. Today we talked about his own educational journey, receiving his Bachelors and Masters degrees at the University of Michigan-Flint. Al talks about how his education