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5 of the Best Graduate Degrees for Making a Career Change

By Kent State Admissions Team on November 16, 2021 in Graduate Student Stories, Graduate School Resources

Each year, countless professionals choose to change careers. In fact, the average person will change careers five to seven times during their professional working years.*

Facilitating a career change can seem challenging to even seasoned professionals, but if you're considering joining the ...

Expert Insight: How Will a Doctoral Degree Help You Grow Professionally?

By Kent State Admissions Team on October 26, 2021 in Graduate Student Stories

No matter your field of study — graduate school is both challenging and rewarding. The experiences you encounter while pursuing a graduate degree sharpen your competitive edge and help make you an indispensable asset to any team. 

We had the opportunity to speak to a current Ph.D. candidate in...

Juggling a Master's Degree or PhD and Motherhood? Here’s What You Need to Know

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

To say that motherhood is challenging would be a huge understatement.

For all the moms who have thought about graduate school, but are worried about finding a balance between career aspirations and their everyday work and family responsibilities, you are not alone. 

Here are some helpful tips...

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...