GRE testing day: 5 tips for success

The day you’ve been preparing for is just around the corner: testing day! While it may be tempting to do some last minute cramming the night before or day-of, it will probably do more harm …

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GRE study guide: Verbal Reasoning section

The Verbal Reasoning measure of the GRE assesses your ability to analyze and evaluate written material that contains abstract, philosophical, and scientific concepts designed to put your reading comprehension skills to the test. Questions typically …

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GRE study guide: Quantitative Reasoning section

The Quantitative Reasoning measure of the GRE is designed to test your mathematical skills, focusing on four major topics: arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and data analysis. There are two 35-minute Quantitative Reasoning sections with 20 questions …

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GRE study guide: Analytical Writing section

The GRE’s Analytical Writing section requires you to write two essays in one hour — one Issue essay and one Argument essay. You’ll be scored based on your ability to formulate a thesis statement and …

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A beginner’s guide to taking the GRE

  The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is not a test that you can cram for. Whether it’s your first time taking it or if you’re taking it again to improve your score, you’ll want to …

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New accelerated Master of Science in Design + Innovation engages five disciplines, sparks creativity, excites employers

The new University of Wisconsin–Madison accelerated Master of Science in Design + Innovation gives new meaning to collaboration. Combining expertise from five schools and colleges with team-based interaction, the program promises to offer students a …

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Reference check: Keeping professional references updated

Many people don’t give much thought to their professional references — until they need them. At that point, there’s often a mad scramble to find current contact information for former supervisors, clients, and that one …

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How to recover from a job interview blunder

A career counselor explains common interview blunders and how to fix them.

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Student learns to balance work and life with online master’s in clinical nutrition

When Jennifer Raabe decided to go to graduate school, she had the same questions and concerns that most adults do. Here’s how the University of Wisconsin–Madison helped her find balance in her life and career …

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