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Going Back to School During a Recession? Here's What You Need to Know

By Kent State Admissions Team on September 16, 2021 in Graduate School Resources

As the unique challenges of 2020 continue to impact work, commerce and travel, the U.S. faces a difficult period of economic recession. About three-quarters of our economic activity derives from consumer spending, and half of that is at risk, making the future for many industries uncertain.


12 of the Best Graduate Degrees to Pursue by 2022

By Kent State Admissions Team on September 2, 2021 in Graduate School Resources

For dedicated and driven individuals who are concerned with achieving academic excellence, many are making the decision to pursue a graduate degree in the coming months.

Choosing to obtain a graduate degree is exciting, but since graduate school is a major investment, it’s crucial that...

Making a Career Change? 5 Reasons to Choose Graduate School

By Kent State Admissions Team on August 26, 2021 in Graduate School Resources

Maybe when you were 18, you decided to major in education or business, but now that you have a few years of experience in the workplace under your belt, you really want to pursue a different career in marketing, public affairs or behavioral sciences.

In other words, you want to totally change...

Full-time Mom, Full-time Ph.D. Student — How This Mother Made It Work

By Kent State Admissions Team on August 19, 2021 in Graduate Student Stories, Graduate School Resources

Motherhood is filled with joys and challenges. For moms working towards a graduate degree, pursuing their dreams can introduce a whole new set of challenges as well as unexpected joys for those who are open to opportunities. 

Megan Odell-Scott is a full-time mom currently earning her Ph.D. in...