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Stress, studying and graduation

Published December 9, 2012

We have finally made it to exam week. While it is exciting to be so close to the finish line there is still quite a bit of stress ahead before we can relax for the next couple of weeks.


Published December 2, 2012

Congratulations you have all made it to the last week of classes for the semester I know this week is probably filled with papers projects and exams but at least we have the holiday break to look forward to and keep us going.

Giving thanks over break

Published November 18, 2012

Congratulations you made it to Thanksgiving Break week With the holiday within reach we all have something to be thankful for even if it is just a couple extra days without class.

With Grad Fest approaching, make sure you're prepared

Published November 11, 2012

Next week is Grad Fest and many of you who are graduating this December have probably been looking forward to this day for years.

Professional development on the graduate level

Published November 4, 2012

Last week I talked about just one of my opportunities to expand professionally through my work as a graduate assistant for the Office of Graduate Studies.

Web workshop bolsters graduate assistant skills

Published October 28, 2012

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a Web Workshop put on by the GVSU Web Team through my work as a Graduate Assistant for the Office of Graduate Studies.

Free PACES registration deadline Oct. 27

Published October 21, 2012

I hope midterms are going well and your schedules are starting to calm down a bit. The good news is we are passed the half-way point of the semester.

Surviving midterms

Published October 14, 2012

It is hard to believe we are already into week eight of the semester. While we are half way to the prize of Winter break many of us still have the challenges brought by midterms in the week ahead.

Student loan debt and your graduate education

Published October 7, 2012

Recently the Office of Graduate Studies Facebook page has been updating graduate students about student loan debt and the consequences the debt creates.

PACES line-up kicks off with Graduate Boot Camp Workshop

Published September 30, 2012

This past weekend PACES kicked off its 2012-2013 schedule with its Graduate Boot Camp Workshop. Graduate Boot Camp was broken into two sessions.

New tools to help grad students prep for theses and dissertations

Published September 23, 2012

While there are many new graduate students adjusting to life at GVSU there are also students who are in the final stages of earning their graduate degree.

Week three

Published September 17, 2012

The third week of the semester has already come and gone. For some the weeks may be flying by as you occupy your time with classes studying work children and other schedule demands.