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How I Juggled a Family and a Graduate Program — From A Mom Who Did It

By Melody Tankersley on July 3, 2019 in Graduate Student Stories, Graduate School Resources

As part of our effort to understand and support the needs of mothers who chose to return to graduate school for a specialized degree, we talked with Kent State’s very own, Lana Whitehead, Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Director of Graduate Admissions.

Lana, a mother of 6 children,...

4 Ways a Graduate Degree Will Advance Your Career

By Lana Whitehead on June 27, 2019 in Graduate School Resources

Deciding whether or not to go back to school for a graduate degree can be a complicated decision. Rising tuition costs and having to put a career on hold to return to school can be a deterrent for many. However, in the professional world it is becoming increasingly evident that advanced degrees...

Looking For Your Next Degree? Check Out Our 4 (Free) Graduate Education Resources

By Melody Tankersley on June 20, 2019 in Graduate School Resources

Innovative design. Career changers. UX design. Moms in grad school. 

What do these four things have in common?

To begin a successful career in the field you are passionate about, you may be thinking about returning to graduate school. The graduate admissions team at Kent State University knows...

A Flashback of Flash Forward: Our Top 5 of 2018 — So Far

By Melody Tankersley on August 1, 2018 in Graduate School Resources

At Kent State University, we have been working hard to create exciting and helpful content to guide you towards a successful career in graduate school. Since we are halfway through the year, we thought we would give you a quick recap of the posts you've found most helpful thus far!