Darryl A. Phillips

Entries Tagged as 'Grad School'

All Roads Lead to Rome, Very Soon for Some …

September 12, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The new issue of College of Charleston Magazine  features a profile of recent Classics graduate Melissa Huber.  A great story.  Melissa is heading off to pursue a Master’s at the University of Reading in their unique program on the history of the city of Rome.  The program includes several months of work in Rome, based […]

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Grad Admissions in the internet age

February 5, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I don’t know why I was surprised by this.  It makes perfect sense and shows the power of the people in the internet age.  There is a website where people can post news about graduate school admission status — very helpful if you are a slightly obsessive undergraduate (or an equally obsessive advisor) waiting to hear back from graduate […]

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New GRE coming — sign up early and save$$

January 21, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The GRE General Test is being revised, and a new test is being launched on August 1.  This is the required test for those applying to graduate school  in Classics and History.  If you sign up to take the new test in August or September, you will be able to save 50% off the regular testing price.  […]

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9.3 years and $23,000

April 18, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Everyone considering entering graduate school to pursue a Ph.D. in Humanities ought to read the article that appeared in today’s NYTimes Education Life supplement.  It now takes, on average, 9.3 years to complete a Ph.D. in the Humanities.  The average new Ph.D. is 35 years old and owes $23,000 in student loans.  I always try […]

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William & Mary Graduate Research Symposium

March 19, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Congrats to Citadel/College of Charleston history graduate student Stefan Kosovych  who will be presenting a paper “Commemoration of War during the Roman Republic and Early Principate” at the William & Mary Graduate Research Symposium, held March 26-27, 2010. Presenting your work at a research conference is a terrific experience for a graduate student — a great way […]

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