Student Spotlight- Q&A with Jill Skipper

Jill Skipper is originally from Bordertown, NJ, but currently calls the Lowcountry of South Carolina home. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, with a Health, Medicine and Society minor from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. Her interest in public relations and integrated communication started through an internship with the SmartGirls Group her senior year…

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You’re Going to Grad School: Now What?

 So you have decided to attend graduate school, and have even picked out your top programs. Congratulations! Finding the program that fits in the master plan (pun intended) is half the battle. But now what do you do? One option is to apply to all of the schools on your list, and just hang back…

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Student Spotlight- Q&A with Megan Gould

  Megan Gould (Meg) is from Fredericksburg, VA. She completed her B.A. in Communication Studies, with a minor in Photography, at Bridgewater College, in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. She moved to South Carolina in the summer of 2014 after graduation, and currently lives on the outer edge of West Ashley, just a few miles outside of downtown…

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Welcome to the 2015-2016 MCOM Academic Year!

I wanted to give a very warm welcome to the MCOM Graduate students. Second Years – it’s great to have you back! First Years – welcome to the program! I’d like to start off by introducing myself. My name is Stephenie Snow, and I’m a member of the 2015-2016 Cohort. I’m an MCOM Graduate Assistant working…

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The Best Productivity Apps For Grad Students

Graduate school presents challenges outside of the classroom—like surviving on a budget or learning to schedule time efficiently. Thankfully, there are some very useful techniques and apps to make the life of the busy, heavily scheduled graduate student a little easier. Mint The free Mint.com app makes it easy to manage all of your money…

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IS IT WORTH IT? GETTING A MASTER’S IN COMMUNICATION

In the past, getting a master’s degree indicated you were headed for doctoral work. Now, that’s not always the case. In today’s hyper competitive work environment, a master’s degree can serve as a way to advance in your career. Or, if you’re looking to change career directions altogether, a master’s degree can help you retool…

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