VIU Grad School Questions & Answers

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How do I cope with always feeling like I don't belong or aren't good enough for graduate school, aka, imposter syndrome?

Just remember that you're not alone -- many of your fellow grad students are likely feeling the same as you! You can't let yourself get... (more)Read 3 Answers
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Grad students: how are you "making the most" of your program? I'm curious to see what this phrase means to you all!

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What's your best finals week secret to getting a lot of work done quickly?

I write out a to-do list for myself. Get up early one day and try to clear your schedule so you can study and work all day long. First... (more)Read 1 Answer
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Is the GRE necessary to get into Grad School? Are there schools that do not require the GRE?

Almost all programs will require you to take the GRE. Still, check the requirements for each program just to be sure. (more)Read 3 Answers
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I'm generally very confused on how to even approach finding my own health and dental insurance (how to find best providers, how to balance high quality care with price, where to look for providers, how to simplify the process). How can I find the best insurance and what should I do first?

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What are some good self care habits one should adopt during hectic grad school life?

I allow myself 20 minutes to simply sit. If I want to read a chapter from a book for pleasure, watch a half hour episode of a show I... (more)Read 1 Answer
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Applying for grad school seems like a long process, how far ahead should I start? Furthermore, what components should I be working on?

I would begin working on it during your Junior year! Most applications are due in the fall of your senior year and so you need to leave... (more)Read 2 Answers
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I'm not sure whether I'm really grad school material. How do I know if I'm well-prepared or even qualified?

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Any tips for the grad school application process?

Make sure you leave yourself enough time to get it done before the deadline comes up! Applications are easy but tedious, so while they... (more)Read 1 Answer
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How do I know whether or not it's worth it to keep dating my boyfriend when I leave for grad school?

I agree with Elana. If it's not something that you see lasting for the long haul, it's better to just break it off now because grad... (more)Read 2 Answers
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What's are some good practices for applying to a PhD program in a field other than the field in which you earned your Master's?

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What's your favorite thing about graduate school?

The best thing about grad school for me is the challenges. Sometimes, we want things to be easy and when they are not we are forced to... (more)Read 1 Answer
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I want to go to grad school, but I'm not sure whether to start right after I graduate or wait a few years. Any advice?

Deciding whether to go to grad school right away versus waiting will depend on what you want to do and if you really really want to get a... (more)Read 2 Answers
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What are your best tips for getting started on student loan payments?

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Is it better to go straight to grad school or wait a year?

There's no right or wrong answer for this questions. While it's good to take some time off, it might take a while to re-adjust to the... (more)Read 1 Answer
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I don't know if I want to go straight to grad school after undergrad. What are some of the pros and cons to taking time off before grad school?

It's a little more difficult to get back into school once you leave, so that would be a con for taking time off before grad school. But a... (more)Read 2 Answers
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My puppy is misbehaving. She needs training, but most of my time is taken up by grad work. Is it worth it to pay for a trainer or should I just grit my teeth and do it?

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If I'm in my final year of college, is it too late to plan for grad school?

It depends. If you are only one semester away from graduating, then you might be a little late. If you have a whole year left before... (more)Read 1 Answer
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Would you recommend taking a gap year between undergrad and grad? Why or why not?

I think one reason not to take the gap year would be to avoid getting out of the school mindset for long enough that you lose motivation... (more)Read 2 Answers
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How can I make a good impression during interview weekend?

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