Dr. Don Martin
Articles by Dr. Don Martin
A former admissions dean reveals the pressures of the job that applicants don’t get to see.
Grad school applicants should highlight real-world experiences like entrepreneurship and travel.
Getting involved in graduate school starts with deciding what’s important and making time to do it.
Reaching out to graduate school professors before orientation can pay off for students later.
Seek out immediate academic counseling to help decide if you should suspend your graduate studies.
Incoming graduate students should begin meeting with career placement advisers soon after orientation.
Balancing academic, family and career goals will help improve the graduate school experience.
Parents of international graduate students should try to work with their children, not apart from them.
Grad schools want to enroll a certain number of international students, but applicants are increasing.
Learn how your GPA and undergraduate degree translate when you apply as an international grad student.