Graduate School Admissions in the Headlines: “The Rankings Are Here! The Rankings are Here!” Edition

gre rankingsHere are some of the latest, most interesting headlines about the graduate school admissions process and graduate school education from media outlets across the country. Leading off…

ICYMI: Here are U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 rankings for graduate schools.  (U.S. News & World Report)

What’s Kaplan Test Prep’s take on the rankings? We say whether a school ranks 16th or 24th won’t matter in the long run.  Ultimately, applicants should seek programs that are the best overall ‘fit’ for their academic, professional, financial, and lifestyle goals and needs. (Kaplan Test Prep)

While distance learning has been around for years, technology is now making it possible – and attractive – for hundreds of highly regarded U.S.-based graduate programs to offer their degrees to students around the world. (U.S. News & World Report)

Cities around the country know that a highly educated population and workforce is good for the community’s economy. This may explain why the southern California city of Carlsbad is trying to lure graduate programs to the area. (The U-T San Diego)

How do you use your Roth-IRA to your advantage when financing graduate school? (The Wall Street Journal)