If You Plan to Go to Graduate School…

start worrying now. Assuming you’ve determined that a post-graduate education is in your best interest, cost vs. gain wise, the planning for graduate school should begin a year before you plan to attend. It can be a challenging process for many reasons and one that should be carefully considered and researched. Here are some steps … More If You Plan to Go to Graduate School…

Minority Internship Program

The Minority Internship Program is a one semester paid internship sponsored by the Illinois Board of Higher Education. It allows FULL-TIME Junior and Senior students to combine work and learning experiences. Participants have the opportunity to interact with decision makers in their fields, develop personal interests, and expand career opportunities while earning credit.   The … More Minority Internship Program

Midterms, Early Warnings and Falling GPAs

Theoretically, Early Warnings and Mid-term grades are supposed to help students to determine the direction to take from midterm until the end of the semester. There are few problems with this: Midterm grades are usually not given, it is not a university policy to provide those grades. While many instructors provide early warning grades, it … More Midterms, Early Warnings and Falling GPAs