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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Elizabeth Arth smiles into camera in children's hospital waiting room.

Accelerated bachelor’s helps student transition to nursing career quickly

Learn how UW–Madison’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing helps students like Elizabeth Arth pursue a new career and follow their dreams.

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Undergraduate Kevin Lussky (left) talks with a recruiter from Uline during the annual Spring Career and Internship Fair held at the Kohl Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Feb. 5, 2019. The fair featured 215 employers and was open to all current students and alumni.

How job searching has changed over the last decade

Did the Great Recession make job searching easier or more difficult? Learn four ways job hunting has changed over the past ten years.

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Event grows careers and makes connections

Ambitious professionals are always looking for innovative ways to grow their career and nurture their networks. On Thursday, August 15, the University of Wisconsin­­–Madison’s Day on Campus offers the perfect opportunity to do both. Meet …

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