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Starting graduate school can be an exciting new chapter of your life, but it’s certainly no cakewalk. There are plenty of graduate students overwhelmed by their internships, research, and coursework every single day. Whether you’re a grad student already in this situation or you’re planning for the future, here...

Early one morning in late August, I logged in to my laptop and became one of the thousands of graduate school applicants to take the Graduate Record Examination at home. Better known as the GRE, the standardized test is among the countless institutions and practices revolutionized by the ongoing coronavirus...

Now that you’ve finally chosen your top graduate schools and safety choices, here comes the stressful part: applying. Here are some common steps to take in order to ace your grad school applications: Make sure you know the requirements and deadlines for your program! Graduate admissions are less standardized...

There are plenty of reasons why more and more workers and students have decided to attend grad school over the years — whether it’s to meet a job requirement that used to require only an undergraduate degree, starting a career change, following a passion, aiming at a salary increase, etc. However, grad school is...

It’s no secret that college can be financially draining, especially if paying for your undergraduate degree limited your funds. Going to grad school can increase your chances of earning more and open up more opportunities career-wise. However, the cost is a valid reason to reconsider your enrollment. No need to...

There are a lot of factors to take in when figuring out the right grad school for you. While a certain program might seem cool because it’s in your dream city or the cost is pretty cheap, after some comparison with other schools or a reanalysis of your career goals — you might find that it’s not the best choice for...

If you pay attention to the news, it’s hard not to have a negative mindset towards the world. The pandemic goes on, human rights are continuously violated, natural disasters keep ruining lives and more. Although the semester has just started, it’s even hard to find motivation for classes during this state of the...

As the months during the coronavirus pandemic drag on and the temptation to return to “normal” life grows, it is important to remember the limits we need to place on our trips outside to protect ourselves and others from the virus. However, staying home doesn’t have to be boring. Here are five things you can do...

If you’re interested in eating great cuisine while supporting local businesses, look no further than the Third Ward. With a collection of savory, sweet and vegan options — there’s something for everyone to dig in to without even leaving the neighborhood. Here’s some of the best restaurants the Third Ward has to...

The UH System’s Public Art program is launching a new outdoor exhibit this fall at the UH Main Campus. The collection, titled “Color Field”, will feature the works of six contemporary artists in the form of large-scale sculptures throughout the campus. “Color Field” is a collaboration between the Public Art...