Posts by Julia Conrad:

The Best Data Science Master’s Programs of 2023

Posted on: 18 Sep 2023

“Who are you? You are data about data,” writes the author Kerry Howley. But who is behind the scenes and inside the cookies collecting all that data? Data scientists, one of the fastest growing professions in the United States. Put quantitatively, that’s about 17,700 jobs opening each year. One of those jobs might become yours, […]

9 Best Online Master’s in Interior Design Programs

Posted on: 10 Sep 2023

Interior design dates back to Ancient Egypt, where thick rugs, ostentatious wall art, and the color terracotta were as much in demand as they are today. In fact, most cultures have customs for how to make an interior space both aesthetically and environmentally pleasing. The architecture of a building is in conversation with its surroundings–and […]

17 Best Master’s in Computer Science Programs for Non-CS Majors

Posted on: 01 Sep 2023

The rumors are true: the tech industry is back to booming, and one of the best ways to break into tech is through a Master’s in Computer Science, even without a CS undergrad. If you’re thinking about transitioning to programming or another computational career (and potentially a steady, six-figure salary) there are plenty of ways […]

Do You Need a Master’s to Get a PhD?

Posted on: 14 Aug 2023

Once you’ve decided that you want the glories that graduate school has to offer, the next question is: Master’s vs. PhD. And if you want a PhD, does that mean you need a Master’s first? Getting a PhD is the highest level of education possible. Once you finish, you get to be addressed as Dr. […]

Write a Grad School Statement of Purpose in 12 Simple Steps

Posted on: 10 Aug 2023

If you need to write a graduate school statement of purpose, we’ve got good news. Writing cover letters, a snappy Twitter bio, or a college essay has prepared you for this moment. However, there are a number of qualities that make the graduate statement of purpose a form of its own. We will discuss them […]

Can I Get a Second Bachelor’s Degree? Is it a Good Idea?

Posted on: 10 Jul 2023

Do you ever wonder (or daydream) about getting a second bachelor’s degree? There are enough Hollywood movies are about going back to college to know that you definitely aren’t alone. But is it even possible to get a second bachelor’s degree? The answer is yes. In this article, we’ll unpack some of the reasons why […]

The 19 Best Master’s in Psychology Programs in 2023

Posted on: 03 Jul 2023

It’s tempting to say that there has never been a better time to get a Master’s in Psychology. Talking about mental health is getting less taboo every day. There is an ever-increasing demand for therapists. More often than not, psychology master’s programs are the perfect step towards helping your community and individuals in need. There […]

What Is Graduate School?

Posted on: 05 Jun 2023

“Graduate school” sounds like a paradox, right? If you’re a graduate, why would you need more education? Hidden in this paradox is the very thing that makes grad school what it is. Graduate programs mark the transition from being an apprentice, absorbing knowledge, to a master. In fact, that’s why these degrees are called “Master’s” […]