Celebrating Our 100th Post


Illustration of a large number 100 in honor of one hundred posts on the Elmhurst University Blog.

The first post on the Elmhurst University was as useful as it was simple: “4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Graduate School Experience.”

That same spirit permeates the blog 99 posts later. That’s right: This post is the big 100th!

To mark the occasion, we’ve combed through our archives to come up with some of the blog’s milestone moments. Check them out below.

University Blog Milestones

Looking for ways to get the most out of your grad school experience? We have four of them!

Post 1: 4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Graduate School Experience

In the beginning, there was this post—four easy ways to put the “rad” in “grad school.”

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

First Professor-Penned Post: 5 Reasons to Teach (Post 19)

Education Prof. Debra Meyer launched her “Chalking the Line” blog in January of 2019. More on that below!

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

Post 25: Speech Pathology Education Requirements

This post has been especially popular with students considering careers in the rewarding field of communication sciences and disorders.

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

First Unlimited Data: The Human Side of Data (Post 31)

Data Science Prof. Jim Kulich launched his “Unlimited Data” blog in April of 2019.

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

Post 50: Make Your Teaching Goals REAL This Year

Another in Prof. Meyer’s “Chalking the Line” series, this post also ranks as the most-visited on the University Blog.

An illustration of a science teacher performing an experiment with her class. Well-trained STEM teachers are critical to our education system.

Post 75: We Need STEM Teachers!

Education Prof. Theresa Robinson guest-wrote this “Chalking the Line” post, arguing persuasively for the need for new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics professors.

An illustration of students in their graduation caps and gowns with the words "4 Reasons to Get a Master's Degree" in the background.

Post 99: 4 Reasons to Get a Master’s Degree

Tim Panfil, Senior Director of Graduate Admission and Enrollment Management, taps his years of experience to give you four compelling reasons to go for that advanced degree.

Stay Tuned for More

Keep sticking with us throughout the year for helpful bits of wisdom and advice—especially when it comes to making big decisions about your education. You’ll be able to find a new article just about every week.

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