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Investing in Yourself

Most people think of investing as an external practice instead of something that can be done internally. For example, some folks will invest in real estate, stocks, bonds or even gold bars before considering investing in themselves. A recent article

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A New Beginning

As we draw closer to the start of a college semester I always wonder what new graduate students are thinking about. Are they excited about doing something new or is anxiety setting in? After all, many have spent weeks submitting

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New Biology Student

One last post before the holiday break!  We saw this “student” walking around campus today so we had to just let all the Biology students know who might be sitting next to them in class.  Fassy is a llama who

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Guest Contribution: Financial Aid Q&A

Hey guys!  This week we asked the Financial Aid Office if they wouldn’t mind being a guest contributor to our blog and they happily obliged!  Below is a quick question and answer section for students unfamiliar with receiving financial aid at the

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+ and -’s of Rolling Admissions

Happy Friday all!  I wanted to venture into another hot button topic today because it’s something that not a lot of our students truly understand due to the fact that not a lot of other colleges and universities use it.  The Graduate School at the University of Saint

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What is a Non-Degree Seeking Student?

Welcome back!  We hope everyone had a nice holiday break and got to spend some quality time with their family!  Definitely thankful that we had some nice travel days as opposed to the way it looked this morning on my way into work!

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Holiday Hours This Week

The Office of Graduate Admissions and Academic Services will be operating with special holiday hours this week.  The office will be open from 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Wednesday and be closed both Thursday and Friday.  Office hours will return to 8:30am-7:00pm on Monday-Wednesday and 8:30am-4:30pm Thursday-Friday next week

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Change in the Air, Part II

Its a mild November afternoon and as you can tell from our posts that in just last few weeks, we’ve had our first snowfall and all the leaves having fallen off the trees on campus but the weather/season isn’t the only thing changing in West Hartford! 

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A Veterans Day Look at VA Benefits

On behalf of the whole Office of Graduate Admissions and Academic Services, we want to start by wishing all United States service members (both past and present) a happy Veterans Day!  We certainly appreciate your service and dedication and as a

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Welcome Back

Welcome to our new and improved blog site!   For those readers who previously bookmarked our blog or access the information through the Graduate and Professional Studies Facebook page, the new URL is http://www.usj.edu/blogs/graduateadmissions/.    We hope everyone on the East Coast made

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