Navigating Graduate School

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Tues., January 12, 2021

If you are planning to graduate this semester, it is important that you stay on top of the due dates and required paperwork.
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"Etna flower- the only one" by Wynand van Poortvliet | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., August 25, 2020

There may be a lot of changes in your life at the moment. Being productive and thriving in through this change requires you to take your self-care seriously and seeking support and advice when you need it.
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"chemistry bottles with liquid inside" by zhouxuan12345678 | CC BY-SA 2.0

Tues., May 5, 2020

Our graduate students are continuing to share their scholarship through presentations and publications. Here are some of the latest accomplishments of our talented graduate students.
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"Compass on map" by Marco Verch | CC BY 2.0

Tues., April 7, 2020

First-generation students are the first in their family to pursue an advanced degree. The concerns for first-generation graduate students can be unique, so they often benefit from additional support from faculty and staff.
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Tues., January 14, 2020

The Office of Graduate Studies has many staff members who are here to help you be successful during your time at UNL. Read on to learn more about these staff members and how they can help you.
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"Rijksmuseum library" by L Weiling | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., October 16

When UNL joined the Big Ten several years ago, we also became part of the Big Ten Academic Alliance. Learn how this group can help you succeed.
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"Woman types on keyboard (laptop working from home)" by Thought Catalog | CC BY 2.0

Tues., March 6, 2018

Some students choose to enroll in fully online programs. Other students may find themselves taking a course or two in an online or blended format. This article shares some of the opportunities for online courses or programs at UNL and tips to be successful in online courses.
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"Wecker auf einem Buch" by Marco Verch | CC BY 2.0

Tues., January 9, 2018

Successfully finishing your graduate degree is more than just coursework and writing a dissertation or thesis. There are also specific timelines for applying for graduation or submitting the forms along the way. Read on to see if you are on track.
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"Graduation & Safe Driving" by State Farm | CC BY 2.0

Tues., October 31, 2017

Finishing your graduate degree can be a busy time. Check the requirements for your degree and review the necessary paperwork to make sure that everything is in order well before the end of the semester.
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"Óbidos Castle Walls" by Felipe | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., October 17, 2017

A thesis or dissertation defense can be intimidating, but careful preparation will help you successfully pass your defense.