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Get ready for your next step with advice from Elmhurst College.

Thinking about going back to school to complete your bachelor’s or earn a graduate degree? You’ve come to the right place! Our blog offers helpful tips on preparing for graduate school, how to make the most of your education and much more. Check back often to see what’s new.

Recent Posts

Software developer vs. software engineer: an illustration shows computer code and other aspects of these two professions.

Software Developer vs. Software Engineer

November 5, 2019 | 3 Minute Read

Can machines think? The answer might surprise you, given the great strides that have been made in machine learning.

Can Machines Really Think?

November 5, 2019 | 5 Minute Read

Master the basics of supply chain sourcing and buying.

Supply Chain Sourcing and Buying 101

October 15, 2019 | 5 Minute Read

What can you do with a public health degree? It opens the door to careers in research, medicine, teaching, policy-making and more.

What Can You Do with a Public Health Degree?

September 25, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

18th century statistician and philosopher Thomas Bayes is still having an amazing impact on the field of data science.

The Amazing Thomas Bayes

September 24, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

Do you know about supply chain planning? Learn about supply and demand planning, production planning, and more.

Getting Started with Supply Chain Planning

September 20, 2019 | 3 Minute Read

Can a degree completion program help you reach your goals? Yes, it can!

How to Make a Degree Completion Plan

September 3, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

Set teaching goals that are REAL, and you'll set yourself up for success in the new school year.

Make Your Teaching Goals REAL This Year

August 27, 2019 | 8 Minute Read

Which grad school test is right for you? Sort through the GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT with this guide.

Which Grad School Test Should I Take?

August 13, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

Consider three key factors as you weigh the question: "Should I go to grad school?"

Should I Go to Grad School?

August 6, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

Multimedia journalism is an evolving discipline in which journalists tell stories interactively.

What is Multimedia Journalism?

July 23, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

Illustration of five jobs in cyber security to consider right now.

5 Jobs in Cyber Security to Consider

July 8, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

Illustration showing the many things an occupational therapist does.

How to Become an Occupational Therapist

June 18, 2019 | 3 Minute Read

An illustration showing the path to a degree in veterinary medicine, from classroom to veterinarian office.

4 Steps to a Degree in Veterinary Medicine

June 11, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

Illustration showing two students pursuing a BSN degree. What is a BSN? A four-year nursing degree.

What is a BSN?

June 3, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

What is the value of data? It is a hard question to answer, but there is undoubtedly some worth in your information.

What is the True Value of Data?

May 7, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

An illustration of students rewarded with medals for using LinkedIn profile tips to succeed in the job race.

13 LinkedIn Profile Tips for College Students

April 18, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

An illustration of laptops positioned around a central computer, representing the future of data science and artificial intelligence.

What Does the Future of Data Science Hold?

April 16, 2019 | 5 Minute Read

An illustration of an undecided major thinking about which course of study to choose.

The Benefits of Being an Undecided Major

April 9, 2019 | 5 Minute Read

An illustration showing data scientists applying the human side of data to their work.

The Human Side of Data

April 4, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

An illustration of a woman surrounded by geographic information, visually answering the question, "What is GIS?"

What is GIS?

April 2, 2019 | 8 Minute Read

A world map is shown in this illustration for 5 tips for teaching AP Human Geography class.

5 Tips for Teaching AP Human Geography

March 20, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

An illustration of students walking up steps that spell out teacher leadership.

What Is Teacher Leadership?

March 15, 2019 | 9 Minute Read

An illustration of a doctor answering "How long does it take to become a nurse?" to a group of students in a medical setting.

How Long Does It Take to Become a Nurse?

March 11, 2019 | 3 Minute Read

An illustration of an open academic textbook in front of the planet Earth.

Why an Environmental Studies Major?

March 7, 2019 | 3 Minute Read

An illustration of a practicing speech pathologist who has met the speech pathologist education requirements.

Speech Pathology Education Requirements

March 5, 2019 | 4 Minute Read

"How to Find the Best Colleges Near Me" illustration thumbnail

How to Find the Best Colleges Near Me

February 15, 2019 | Quick Read

"4 Reasons to Love Teaching" illustration thumbnail

4 Reasons to Love Teaching

February 14, 2019 | 7 Minute Read

What is an Undergraduate Degree?

January 29, 2019 | 3 Minute Read

You might have your own reasons to teach, but here are five core justifications for becoming a teacher.

5 Reasons to Teach

January 16, 2019 | 7 Minute Read

Financial illustration of students paying for grad school.

How to Pay for Grad School

January 11, 2019 | 6 Minute Read

An illustration of a light bulb that also displays icons related to project management.

What is Project Management? [Infographic]

December 21, 2018 | 3 Minute Read

Illustration of three people thinking about the question: Should I Go Back to College?

Should I Go Back to College?

December 5, 2018 | 3 Minute Read

Going back to school as an adult can be nerve-racking, but your professional experience is a huge asset.

4 Tips for Going Back to School as an Adult

November 21, 2018 | 3 Minute Read

What is supply chain management? In a nutshell, it's the business of getting materials around the globe.

What Is Supply Chain Management?

November 1, 2018 | Quick Read

You'll need to take a few concrete steps as you're preparing for graduate school. Five of them, in fact. Here is our guide.

Preparing for Graduate School: A Five-Step Plan

August 28, 2018 | 3 Minute Read

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