Denison Grads in Grad School: Master of Science in Secondary Education

Mary (Annie) McAuliffe

Denison Graduation Year:  Class of 2016
Denison Majors:  English (Literature); Spanish
Graduate Degree Type:  Master of Science in Education – Secondary Education from Saint Joseph’s University, Class of 2019
Contact Me:  mcauli_m1@denison.edu


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Denison Grads in Grad School: Master of Science in Public Policy

Sara Shore

Denison Graduation Year:  Class of 2017
Denison Majors:  Anthropology & Sociology
Graduate Degree Type:  Master of Science in Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College, Class of 2020
Contact Me:  sshore@andrew.cmu.edu


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Denison Grads in Grad School: PhD in Biochemistry

Andrea Karl Byrum

Andrea Karl Byrum

Denison Graduation Year:  Class of 2014
Denison Major:  Biochemistry; Economics (minor)
Graduate Degree Type:  PhD in Biochemistry from Washington University, St. Louis, Class of 2019
Contact Me:  andrea.karl.10@gmail.com


Describe the process you went through while selecting your graduate school and career pathway: what impacted your decision?

Since high school I have always loved biochemistry and I loved the idea of being a researcher.

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Denison Grads in Grad School: Master of Arts in Advertising & Public Relations

Lita Shive

Lita Shive

Denison Graduation Year:  Class of 2016
Denison Majors:  Communication; English (Creative Writing)
Graduate Degree Type:  Master of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations from The University of Alabama, Class of 2019
Contact Me:  shivelita@gmail.com


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Denison Grads in Grad School: Master of Social Work

Samantha Schaff

Samantha Schaff

Denison Graduation Year:  Class of 2017
Denison Majors:  Anthropology & Sociology
Graduate Degree Type:  Master of Social Work from Washington University Brown School, Class of 2019
Contact Me:  r.schaff@wustl.edu


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I had always known I wanted my career to be something that involved helping others, and social work seemed like the perfect way to do that for me.

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10 Questions You Should Be Asking Graduate Schools Now

Ten questions you should be finding answers to while researching grad schools and programs.

During the graduate school research and application process, it can be easy to forget that YOU are selecting a program as much as THEY are selecting you. Many students will half-jokingly say “I’ll go anywhere, literally anywhere that admits me”. Listen, I get it, the admissions process can be time consuming and emotionally draining.

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Denison Grads in Grad School: PhD in Computer Science

Andrew Read-McFarland

Andrew Read-McFarland

Denison Graduation Year:  Class of 2017
Denison Majors:  Computer Science; Math
Graduate Degree Type:  PhD in Computer Science from University of Rochester, Class of 2022
Contact Me: readmc_a1@denison.edu


Describe the process you went through while selecting your graduate school and career pathway: what impacted your decision?

I had opportunities to engage in research while I was at Denison, and I loved doing it, so it seemed natural to go pursue a PhD.

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Graduate School Terminology: What do all these words mean?

What do all these words even mean?

Few activities will give you impostor syndrome as quickly as the graduate school research and application process. Academia, especially at high levels, throws around terms, slang, and acronyms like it’s no one’s business. But, no fear, I am here to define some of the most common and potentially baffling graduate school terms!

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Considering the at-home GRE? What you need to know!

Are you thinking about taking the at-home GRE? If so, here are 5 things to consider!

For many Denisonians, attending graduate school is an eventual goal. Whether that goal is something you plan to seek within this year, or the next few years, now is a great time to consider your GRE prep (as scores are valid for five years)!

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Denison Grads in Grad School: Master of Science in International Development

Rachel Epstein

Rachel Epstein

Denison Graduation Year:  Class of 2018
Denison Majors:  Political Science; English (writing)
Graduate Degree Type:  Master of Science in International Development from The London School of Economics, Class of 2019
Contact Me:  rachelepstein36@gmail.com


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