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FIRST M.A. IN PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS AT SRPING COMMENCEMENT MAY 11

Students Rosa Isela Law and Josefina "Josie" Gamez have a few things in common.  Both will receive the first Master of Arts in Psychology to be awarded at The University of Texas at Brownsville during Spring Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11.
 
(April 2013)
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SELF-SABOTAGE IN THE ACADEMIC CAREER

Pogo recognized long ago that we often are our own worst enemies.  Sure, he was a cartoon character, but he had a point - especially in higher education, where self-sabotage seems to be a standard characteristic.
 
(April 2013)
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​​PH.D.'S SPEND BIG BUCK HUNTING FOR ACADEMIC JOBS, WITH NO GUARANTEED RESULTS

Ph.D.'s are used to shelling out tens of thousands of dollars in the name of education.  But earning the top graduate degree doesn't mean their spending has come to an end.
 
(March 2013)
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THINGS I DIDN'T LEARN IN GRADUATE SCHOOL

For more than 30 years now, I have benefited in my professional practice in student affairs from having attended some terrific graduate programs.  It's important to say that explicitly, upfront, as I'm about to focus on the things I didn't learn in graduate school.
 

(March 2013)
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ETS SHARES DATA ON FIRST CROP OF STUDENTS WHO TOOK REVISED GRE TEST

The Educational Testing Service has released a report with a breakdown of the average scores of people who took a new version of its GRE General Test, an entrance examination used by most graduate-school programs, along with other characteristics about the test takers.

(February 2013)
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THE DISSERTATION CAN NO LONGER BE DEFENDED

The dissertation is broken, many scholars agree.  So now what?  Rethinking the academic centerpiece of a graduate education is an obvious place to start, as many people believe, Ph.D. programs are in a state of crisis.

(February 2013)
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MBA'S SALARY-ENHANCING POWER SLASHED

The MBA degree, often seen as the quickest route to a fat salary, no longer delivers the purchasing power it once did.

(January 2013)
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ONLINE GRADUATE EDUCATION PROGRAM RANKED NATIONALLY BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

The University of Texas at Brownsville is ranked 39th nationally in U.S. News 7 World Report's 2013 Best Online Education Program Rankings released on Tuesday, January 15.

(January 2013)
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MANAGE YOUR CAREER

Jenny:  New Year's resolutions are tricky thing - easy to make and hard to keep.  We all know that yet each year we attempt to make ourselves, and our world, a bit better. 

(January 2013)
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