Interview with Guilliana from University of Texas Permian Basin – Graduate Student
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Interview with Guilliana from University of Texas Permian Basin – Graduate Student

I want to introduce Guilliana from Peru. She’s studying MBA at the University of Texas at Permian Basin with Graduate Studies Scholarship.  Graduate Studies Scholarship gave her an In-State Tuition Fee. I: “You guys should study at this university; you will have an amazing experience.” Student: “I’m having an amazing experience in this university. You…

Myth 8 – It is Only Possible to be Enrolled at One University at a Time
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Myth 8 – It is Only Possible to be Enrolled at One University at a Time

This is the final myth. Have you considered studying at two universities at the same time? You might wonder why anyone would want to do that? Or is it even possible to do that? I have seen motivated students and high performers take this approach. Universities will allow you to transfer credits. Right? If there’s…

Myth 3 – It’s Impossible to Get Part-Time or Scholarships for F1 Students
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Myth 3 – It’s Impossible to Get Part-Time or Scholarships for F1 Students

The general view among International students is that it’s tough to find part-time, on-camp jobs or assistantship positions. But, is it really true? Is it impossible to get any part-time job as an International student at any U.S. University? Are you ready to bust another myth? Getting a job or assistantship on campus is not…

How to Get Graduate Research Assistantship? 50% Perseverance, 30% University Specific and 20% Luck!
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How to Get Graduate Research Assistantship? 50% Perseverance, 30% University Specific and 20% Luck!

I’m part of the former, a Graduate Student in Civil Engineering at Iowa State University. I’ve been going through this blog, and while it’s a treasure chest of info, I think it needs another little piece of know-how on being a Graduate Research Assistant. Types of Financial Aid – Assistantships, Fellowship, and Scholarships Many students…

Which is Better  – Research Assistantship vs Teaching Assistantship?
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Which is Better – Research Assistantship vs Teaching Assistantship?

So, do you want to know which is better? Which is better: Teaching Assistantship, Research Assistantship, or Graduate Assistantship? Before we look into this, make sure you have read the Difference between Teaching, Research, and Graduate Assistantships. In this analysis, you will find personal experiences from three student’s who worked and both TA and RA….

How to Get Financial Aid From the Professor in the USA in Your Grad School?
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How to Get Financial Aid From the Professor in the USA in Your Grad School?

If you like to get a Research Assistant and some cases Teaching Assistant position, then you have to work with professors and help them with their research. Some of the common mistake committed by students include: Writing an email to professors requesting financial aid Walking straight to professors office and ask them to give them…

Types of Financial Aid – Assistantships,  Fellowships, Scholarships vs Grants
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Types of Financial Aid – Assistantships, Fellowships, Scholarships vs Grants

Let start with a few simple questions. What’s the difference between Financial Aid and Scholarship? What’s the difference between Fellowships and Scholarship and a Grant? You probably don’t know the exact answer. You may tell Scholarship is a type of financial aid. But, the experts will not agree to that. In order to understand the…