Graduate School Admissions in the Headlines: The Why It’s Worth It Edition

graduation-cake-radualionte-funnyHere are some of the latest, most interesting headlines about the graduate school admissions process and graduate education landscape from media outlets across the country. Leading off…

Many aspiring graduate school students consider a master’s degree a necessity for scoring a plum job. But in light of rising debt, how is someone to know which degrees are worth the expense? (MarketWatch.com)

And speaking of investments…in the United States and throughout the world, an important debate is taking place regarding the costs and benefits of a graduate degree. Here’s a strong case to earn one. (Forbes)

International students who are willing to put in the work to apply for elite Fulbright scholarship could earn a U.S. graduate degree – for free. It’s extremely competitive, but worth the investment of time.  (U.S. News & World Report)

The number of GRE’s taken by students from India has surged 70% (!) in the past year. That’s pretty amazing. (India West)

An Indiana girl is making history one cupcake at a time by being one of the youngest people to receive her master’s degree in…wait for it…cake decorating. Sounds lucrative and delicious. (CBS – Fort Wayne, Indiana)