Graduate students

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Is There Really No Match?

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On Monday, nearly 750 psychology students fell into the gap separating demand from supply of required predoctoral internships.

Ph.D. Completion -- and Content

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Graduate school deans and officials from federal funding agencies discuss interventions to improve doctorate completion, while still emphasizing what students learn along the way.

'Graduate Education and the Public Good'

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At a time when skepticism about higher education and its need for public support edges ever higher, association leaders appear to be settling on a branding strategy of trying to convince people that colleges deserve an increasing share of resources.

Voltaire Wasn't Cut Out to Be an Iowa State TA

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At the best of all possible universities, teaching assistants feel appreciated by their superiors and cherish all of their students, and everyone works in harmony. Not, apparently, at Iowa State University.

Shifts in Ph.D. Tuition Policy

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Cornell U. and U. of Pennsylvania move to uniform pricing structures — and in Cornell’s case, a lower one. Its goal: To help professors retain their grant monies.

Shift for Saudi Scholarship Program

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In new wave of government scholarship program, the emphasis is on graduate students, not undergrads.

More Historians on the Way

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Doctoral programs see increase in applications and enrollments, but also face significant retention issues.

Double Dipping in Conference Papers

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Political scientists consider whether it's OK to give the same presentation more than once -- and whether hiring committees should take note of the practice.

Non-Cognitive Qualities Join the GRE

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After several years of research and testing, ETS will add a major component to the primary test for those enrolling in graduate school, potentially changing how professors evaluate students.

English for Graduate Students

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Going beyond TOEFL, U. of Alabama at Birmingham tests international graduate students on their ability to perform high-level academic work in English.

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