With the rising costs of quality education, it has become difficult for candidates from middle-class families to be able to afford the fees and cost of living at the top universities. For instance, consider doctoral degrees at the top universities and business schools. Without getting a fully funded PhD, it is impractical to cover the … Read more
The USA, which has the reputation of being the top choice for higher education, attracts a sizeable number of international students each year. For those interested in a doctorate degree, USA has some of the most prestigious universities offering PhD programs in a wide variety of subjects and interest areas. The flexibility of curriculum, availability … Read more
“Start early” is good advice to anyone hoping to become a CEO someday. A good education is the foundation on which corner-office ambitions are built. Along with education, relevant and substantial work experience paves the path to the top job.
We often get readers who ask us for help in choosing their PhD program – Which school to apply for my PhD? Who should I work with to get the best output? And the often puzzled odd one, Should I do a PhD or What should I do my PhD in? As much as we … Read more
Education is a five-course meal with PhD as the ultimate dessert at the end of it all. Having said that, not all fields of study have had a long history of crowning a doctorate degree. It has traditionally been the highest degree in the sciences, and social sciences. Somewhere in the middle of the previous … Read more
Resumes are to applicants as head shots are to actors. They provide a quick peak into your best face under the best light. And just like a family album is not a substitute for head shots, your resume should only contain the most significant information about you, not a 10 page booklet named A brief … Read more
Higher education is to the US as Bieber is to Beliebers. In other words, each has a lot to give to the other (Read Why International Students are good to the US economy). Maybe that is the reason that USA still attracts a large population of international students to pursue the heavy weight degrees of … Read more
The popular quip goes, the product of any university is the undergraduate, byproduct is the Master student and waste product is the PhD student. But jokes aside, they are the scholarly pundits with the ultimate educational qualification any field has to offer. A qualification that comes at a cost. It is easy to pick PhDs … Read more
A rare old plant is the Ivy green. The greens of the Ivy are greener than what most universities have to offer. The resources, the faculty, the peers and the brand of it all. Evidence is in the wide eyed aspiring students and hopeful parents, flocking at what seems to be like a shrine of … Read more
Most know that the full-form of PhD is Doctor of Philosophy. However, in most cases the nomenclature is misleading. The degree considered to be the pinnacle of learning has little to do with doctors or philosophy. A PhD degree could be in various fields including law, medicine, humanities, physical sciences, literature, management – the list … Read more
A well-written Statement of Purpose (SoP) can open the doors to the best graduate schools offering Masters (MS), PhD and MBA degrees. They can even help tide over some weak areas in your profile and achieve more than just a top university admit – like the envious situation of getting a full MS scholarship despite … Read more
The phenomenal response to guest blogger Tanmoy Ray’s previous post on Biomedical Science Jobs and Careers prompted us to re-invite him for a follow-up post. This time he writes about doctoral level programs (PhD degree) in Biomedical sciences.