The Former Types of Qualifications

Though systems of higher education are originated in Ancient Greece, China, and India, the notion of postgraduate education depends on the system of awarding degrees at various levels of study, and can be drawn to the workings of the European medieval universities. The students of universities used to study six years for a Bachelor degree and up to twelve years in addition for a master’s degree or doctorate. The first…

Types of Graduate Qualifications

In most English-speaking countries, the hierarchy of degrees is the following: 1. Associate’s degree It is usually two years; often an intermediate degree before finishing Bachelor’s. Many universities do not propose the Associate’s degree. 2. Bachelor’s degrees (graduate degrees; first degrees). It usually takes three or four yearsof studing. In a few cases, a degree called “bachelor” is in fact a graduate degree. 3. Master’s degrees These are sometimes placed in a further…

Time Management Tips

2. Graduate students should take their time in preparation and organizing. Each day they should make it a point to check their calendar, take note of their future assignments, and their lists must be updated. 3. Students should divide the tasks and assignments into smaller elements. It will be convenient and easier to complete. 4. They should be able to recognize their set of aims and the deadlines to accomplish them. An example…

Time Management Tips for Graduates

During the first months in the graduate school, graduate students feel so excited about their level of studies. But later on, they seem to be depressed and very much harassed. Graduate Students will always complain that they have numerous things to do but very little time to complete them. How are they going to keep their good sense if they are full of course requirements, teaching, researches and the demands…

The Pros and Cons of Graduate School

Practical Concerns The practical grounds all relate to two things: the cost of school and the probability of getting a job afterward. These two factors will determine whether graduate school makes sense for you in practical terms. It may be promising to land a job easily after earning an advanced degree and still struggle to pay back your loans. Also it can be possible to complete a graduate program with…

The Pros and Cons of Graduate School

Graduate school is not for everyone and can be a big decision to make whether to go, or not to go. Pros: getting a graduate degree gives you the potential to make more money, progress more rapidly in your career, change career paths or pursue your passion of learning. Cons: it can be expensive, challenging (forget your social life), prevent you from earning an income and might include relocation. Discover…

Alternatives for Part-Time Graduate Study

The ideal decision is to find a course that suits the candidate’s situation and lifestyle. There are a lot of release alternatives for part-time graduate study that will suit everyone: 1. Classes can be held during the day, evening or at weekends, 2. Block release – fulltime classes for a set number of weeks, 3. Distance learning is an option for those who are not capable to attend a far away…

The Part-Time Graduate Education

For many people, taking a full-time graduate course is not an alternative because of full-time employment. It can often be difficult to persuade their employer to give them a leave of absence for a year or more, not to mention the financial implications of taking time out. If a person cannot take a full-time course, part-time study may be a good compromise for him or her. Employers can propose workers…

Test Takers Rights and Responsibilities

The Rights of Test Takers: If you are a test taker, you have the following rights to: • Be informed of your rights and responsibilities as a test taker. • Be treated with courtesy, respect, and impartiality, regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation or other personal characteristics. • Be tested with measures that meet professional standards and that are appropriate, given the manner in which the test…

Test Takers Rights and Responsibilities

The objective is to specify and clarify the expectations that test takers may reasonably have about the testing process, and the expectations that those who develop, administer, and use tests may have of test takers. Tests are classified generally here as psychological and educational instruments developed and used by testing professionals in organizations such as schools, industries, clinical practice, counseling settings and human service and other agencies, including those assessment…