Paying for graduate school can be a challenge for many students. Different factors play a role in how much graduate school costs. A master’s degree program can be finished in one to two years in most cases, and the average yearly tuition can cost $30,000 to $40,000, according to Peterson’s.
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Cornell University unveiled its new technology campus on Roosevelt Island, a piece of land positioned between Manhattan and Queens. The new campus is miles from the actual Cornell campus in Ithaca, NY but it is easy to see why Cornell made this move.
There are benefits to choosing a college while thinking about law school. While GPA, extracurriculars, and LSAT scores matter a great deal when gaining acceptance to law school, earning your undergraduate degree at a particular school can go a long way as well, for a number of reasons.
For the prospective medical student, deciding on an undergraduate major can feel like everything. After all, medical schools want to see that a student is well prepared for the pressures of medical
Graduate school is no small feat. Given the workload and pressure to succeed, it requires a lot out of you emotionally and financially. Therefore, it’s worth taking a considerable amount of time deciding if and when graduate school is in your future.
If and when you apply to graduate school, you may think you can take it easy because you’ve already applied to a university. After all, how different could it be?
Recently, I addressed the question “What's The Point Of A JD/MBA?” If you’re someone who is thinking about pursuing a JD/MBA, it’s important to familiarize yourself with what the application process looks like and to understand the different options among the various schools you may end up considering.
If you're thinking about applying to law school in the near future, there are many benefits to waiting a year or two to do so. As noted last week, waiting may give you time to raise your LSAT score, thus putting you in a position to go to a better school or get a better scholarship. In addition to these benefits, waiting to go to law school offers advantages that future students will reap once they get to law school.
Interested law school applicants would do well to consider waiting a year or two to apply to law school. Law schools aren’t going anywhere, and by waiting to apply, future applicants put themselves in a position to reap numerous benefits. In Part I, we consider the benefits that occur before law school. Next week, in Part II, we’ll consider the benefits that occur during law school.
Today, choosing to go to law school is often a $200,000-plus decision. Thus, it comes as no surprise that when talking about law school, usually the first question I get from potential law school applicants is, Should I go to law school? This is a question that every aspiring law applicant should ask themselves. There is no decision-tree or all-encompassing diagram that will be able to answer this question for everyone.
As a current student at Stanford Law School, I find myself frequently talking to current prospective law students wanting to know what they should be doing now to get into a top law school. My immediate response is always the same: strengthen your GPA and crush the LSAT.