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November 21, 2022

Balancing Graduate School And Work

Many students often have to balance their studies with a part-time or full-time job. There are several potential ways to help balance personal work life and school studies.

Graduate Studies

April 29, 2022

5 Careers to Consider When You Earn Your Master's in Leadership Studies

Being a leader at work involves having the right education and training. While you might think leadership comes naturally, there are certain skills and knowledge you need to be a truly effective leader in an organization or company. Should you get a master’s in leadership? If your career goals include taking on a leadership position, having this type of degree is important. When you go through a master’s in leadership program, you’ll develop the necessary skills for becoming a leader in the workplace.

Graduate Studies

March 28, 2022

7 Podcasts Every MBA Student Should Find the Time to Listen To

As an MBA student, your time is valuable, and listening to podcasts can help you use it more efficiently. From supplementing coursework with business news to keeping abreast of industry trends, podcasts prepare you for the next step ... your career.

Graduate Studies

March 24, 2022

Planning on Earning a Master's Degree in Counseling? Start with a Biopsychology Undergrad Major

When you’re interested in how the mind and body both work, biopsychology could be the ideal undergraduate major for you. Biopsychology combines the study of biological processes with the study of behaviors, emotions, and other areas of psychology. This can help you understand how our brains and behaviors are connected. As a biopsychology student, you can expect to study genetics, adulthood, aging, biomedical ethics, cognition, and learning.

Graduate Studies

February 28, 2022

7 Inspiring Podcasts to Follow While Pursuing a Master’s in Counseling

Earning a master’s degree is a lot of hard work, but if you persevere, it’s worth it in the end. As you learn more about helping others with their issues, however, you just might realize you have a few of your own.

Graduate Studies

February 8, 2022

Should I go to Grad School? 3 Questions Hold the Answer

For some, pursuing a graduate degree was never a question, and others knew from the moment they selected their field that an undergraduate degree was not enough.  then there are those who have no answer to the question: “Should I go to grad school?” If you are wondering whether or not you should pursue a grad school degree, take some time to answer these three questions...

Graduate Studies

January 21, 2022

7 Great Reasons to Earn Your Master's Degree Online

A master’s degree allows you to advance your career, expand your knowledge, and develop skills. While in-person classes are the traditional way to earn this degree, online programs are also available. How is online school different than in-person school? With an online graduate degree program, you can earn your master’s degree from the comfort of home. Choosing an online school for your advanced degree offers other important advantages, as well. Keep the following in mind when deciding between in-person and online master’s degree programs.

Graduate Studies

December 27, 2021

7 Intriguing TV Shows to Stream as You Pursue Your Master's in Counseling

Television can be entertaining and relaxing, but these days, the best shows are also educational. This is true not only of documentaries, but also for the comedies and suspense-heavy dramas we love to binge-watch.

Graduate Studies

November 14, 2021

7 Amazing Reasons to Earn Your Master’s Degree at Geneva College

When you’re thinking of continuing school to earn an advanced degree, Geneva College has a lot to offer. At Geneva, you’ll find several master’s degree programs to explore based on your educational goals and career path. Why is a master’s degree good? This advanced degree can provide you with some notable advantages in your career. When you choose a master’s degree program at Geneva, you’ll enjoy even more benefits. Keep the following in mind when you’re looking into options for earning your advanced degree.

Graduate Studies

October 14, 2021

7 Ways to Become Someone’s Hero with a Master’s Degree in Counseling

There are many things to weigh out as you consider whether to pursue a master’s degree in counseling. You may be asking yourself, is it worth it? That’s a fair question.

Graduate Studies

September 13, 2021

Beat Master’s Program Stress with these 10 Strategies

How do you deal with stress in grad school? College can be a stressful time for many students, and grad school is no different. In fact, grad school might even be worse, thanks to the more intense academic pressures and (often) increased responsibilities outside the classroom.

Graduate Studies

August 16, 2021

8 Benefits of Extracurricular Activities in Grad School

Community groups, clubs, music ensembles and sports teams – these types of extracurricular activities are common during an undergraduate education, but master’s degree students can also benefit from them. From improved performance to better social skills, participating in extracurricular activities has far-reaching benefits, even for graduate students. Why is it important for students to be involved in extracurricular activities? Here is a closer look at eight benefits of getting involved in extracurricular activities in grad school.

Graduate Studies

July 30, 2021

Is It Better to Earn a Master’s Degree Online or In Person?

Does it matter if you earn your master’s degree online or if you pursue your master’s degree education in person? A busy schedule makes it difficult for anyone to have time for extra tasks. Getting a master’s degree could mean new opportunities, better pay, or more specialization in an area that interests you. One way to do it all is to complete an online master’s degree. You may know this is an option, but is it a viable option?

Graduate Studies Program Spotlight

July 12, 2021

Geneva College Online Cybersecurity Graduate Degree

Ransomware is a common term in headlines across the world these days. Demand for qualified professionals to deal with cyberthreats spawned the development of Geneva College’s Master of Science in Cybersecurity program. It’s a program that is now being offered in a fully online delivery method.

Graduate Studies

June 17, 2021

Learn More to Earn More ... and so Many Other Reasons to Pursue a Master’s Degree

More and more Americans are pursuing higher levels of education, including master’s, professional and doctoral degrees. According to the US Census Bureau, 21 million graduates over the age of 24 have completed their master’s, a number that has doubled since 2000. Doctoral graduates have doubled as well, coming in at 4.5 million. These numbers indicate that approximately 13.1% of all U.S. adults have advanced degrees, rising from 8.6% in 2000. Should you be in their ranks?

Graduate Studies

May 21, 2021

Why an Emphasis in Finance for Your MBA Is So Valuable: 5 Benefits Students See

For those pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA), the degree offers a variety of different paths and specialization options. Today’s student is able to use it as a foundation for their business degree but can build in other areas of interest. One of the most important ways to make that degree go further is to choose an emphasis in finance. For some students who pursue an MBA to land the ideal job or to gain key skills, finance simply makes sense.

Graduate Studies

April 12, 2021

7 Surprising Career Doors Opened with a Master's in Counseling

As you consider your graduate school options, you may find yourself drawn to a master's degree in counseling. This particular degree lets you dig a little deeper into the study of counseling and how to support people through their struggles. Yet, you may be wondering if investing in a counseling master's program is worth it. What can you do with a master's degree in counseling? Here is a closer look at some of the careers that could be opened to you with this particular graduate degree.

Graduate Studies

March 29, 2021

5 Reasons Why Cybersecurity Professionals Are in Demand (And Why That Won't Change)

Career options in tech are abundant, but one unique aspect of tech that is worth considering is cybersecurity. Is cybersecurity in demand, and is there a demand for professionals trained in this field?

Graduate Studies

February 24, 2021

Think Outside the Box: 10 Exciting Jobs Outside of Business for MBA Graduates

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree can open a lot of doors in terms of a career. However, you might not realize that MBA graduates don’t necessarily have to look for jobs in traditional business roles. In fact, there are many exciting types of careers available for those who have this degree. Learn more about some of the rewarding careers to consider outside of business.

Graduate Studies

January 22, 2021

9 Reasons Why 2021 Is the Perfect Year to get your Master’s Degree

This choice has never been easy, but it takes on a new level of urgency for 2021. In a competitive job market, you need every advantage possible to stand out in a sea of resumes. First, however, you'll need to consider a few key questions

Graduate Studies

December 18, 2020

10 Reasons Why Cybersecurity Professionals Love Their Jobs

Every day, hackers take to the web to attempt to steal personal information and send viruses into computer networks. Cybersecurity professionals are leading the way to stop these cybercrimes in their tracks and make computers and networks secure. Because of the risk and the high cost of these crimes, these professionals are in high demand.

Graduate Studies

December 14, 2020

How to Let Your Employer Know About Your Exciting Return to School for Your Master's Degree

You've made the important and praise-worthy decision to return to school as you seek your master's degree. If you're like many aspiring graduate students, you already boast an impressive resume but are eager to take your career to the next level.

Graduate Studies

November 30, 2020

6 Exciting Careers Opened with a Master's in Higher Education

If you are an aspiring educator who wants to take your career to the next level, you may be asking, "Should I get a master's in higher education?" While everyone's career path is unique, you will find that a master's degree in higher education can open the door to a number of different career opportunities. From administration to working in the classroom, a Master of Arts in Higher Education could be the right fit for your career goals. Here is a closer look at some of the careers it might open to you.

Graduate Studies

November 20, 2020

Engineers Make the World Go Round

Engineers are special. They have learned how to harness the power of divergent and convergent thinking, giving them the ability to explore creativity and find solutions to problems all at the same time. This is just one of the many skills engineers implement as they master a career they truly enjoy.

Graduate Studies

October 13, 2020

How to Thrive in Grad School and Work: 6 Tips for Finding Balance

Grad school and work are challenging enough on their own, but they can feel especially overwhelming when tackled at the same time. Still, many grad school students have succeeded and even thrived under this setup—and you can as well.

Everyday Living Graduate Studies Program Spotlight

January 27, 2020

The Magic Formula for Dealing with SUD

Supporting individuals with SUD in fulfilling their own visions of a successful life is my passion. I am presently doing my Geneva College practicum/internship at a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility. I see how drugs and alcohol have caused serious health problems, financial struggles, imprisonment, damaged relationships, and even death.

Everyday Living Graduate Studies

October 10, 2019

Treating Mental Illness with Compassion

World Mental Health Day is a day to share your compassion.

Continuing Education Graduate Studies Higher Education Humanities and Liberal Arts

February 28, 2018

Courage to Conquer Grad School

Now that I’ve navigated the transition to grad school—and talked with many other Geneva alumni who’ve done the same thing—I can assure you that it’s possible. If you’re thinking of taking the grad school plunge, the core values of a Geneva College education will prepare you to excel.

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November 30, 2017

The Caring Place – Childhood Grief Awareness Day

The event at The Caring Place taught us future counselors a lot about how children grieve. Each child needs reassurance as they continue to experience the spiral of grief.

Graduate Studies

February 16, 2017

Why Should You Earn a MBA Degree?

MBA – three small letters that are chock full of opportunity. If you are trying to decide whether or not to further your education, let me shed some light on the decision making process. Graduates with Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degrees are in high demand.

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February 10, 2017

What Made George Washington Such a Great Leader

As we celebrate President’s Day this month, let's focus on a remarkable man and a great leader, George Washington. There are clear lessons to be learned from Washington’s leadership that apply to leaders today.

Adult Students Graduate Studies

February 6, 2017

What you need to know about SARA

SARA makes Geneva’s online courses more accessible to students who live outside of Pennsylvania. By joining SARA, Geneva College shows transparency and a willingness to meet a standard of excellence in online education.

Graduate Studies

November 26, 2016

5 Sure-Fire Tips to Keep Motivation Strong in Grad School

When you start your graduate training, you do so full of excitement about the information you are going to learn and the opportunities it will provide for you. Yet as you get into your program and face the realities of school demands, work demands and a schedule that rarely has any extra time, you may find some of your motivation slipping. At Geneva College, we want to help you stay motivated, so consider these tips.

Graduate Studies

September 12, 2016

Geneva College: No Need For The GRE

Preparing for the GRE, an exam typically used to determine whether a particular student is qualified or prepared for graduate studies, can be stressful and time consuming. The GRE can lend academic institutions some insight into applicants’ knowledge and critical thinking ability, but it has its limits. At Geneva College, we believe that there are many other ways to determine whether students are ready for graduate-level coursework. We allow any student with a grade point average exceeding 2.5 to enroll without submitting GRE results.

Graduate Studies

August 16, 2016

The Art of Listening

Without understanding the true context of what the other person has to say, you cannot respond in a meaningful manner. Listening allows you to strengthen your relationships not only with friends, family members, and counseling clients, but also with God.

Adult Students Graduate Studies

May 25, 2016

Myths About Online Learning

Nine common misconceptions about online learning are debunked.

Continuing Education Graduate Studies

March 31, 2016

Considering Grad School

Attending a smaller college has allowed me to have one-on-one time with professors who now understand the things that interest me, and h encouraged me to pursue those interests. They’ve been able to provide helpful advice (after all, they are professors who have been through graduate school, too) and have even offered to help me look at different programs. There are a lot of factors that go into choosing a school where you will continue your education, and I’m pretty grateful that Geneva professors have taken on the challenge of helping me, even after I graduate.

Graduate Studies

March 30, 2016

Program Spotlight: MA in Higher Education

You adore the college environment and hope to have the same impact on students that your residence hall directors and academic advisors have had on you. If you dream of helping college students find their calling, you are the perfect candidate for Geneva College's Master's in Higher Education program.

Graduate Studies

January 21, 2016

Program Spotlight: M.A. in Counseling

Are you considering a graduate program in counseling? Would a Master’s degree propel you further along your career path, into a rapidly growing field that empowers whole-person wellness on all levels? If you thrive on supporting people as they deal with difficult emotions and life challenges and believe that you were born to serve others, the Master of Arts in Counseling degree programs at Geneva College might be the perfect fit for you.

Graduate Studies

November 17, 2015

Been Working for a While? Now May Be the Best Time to Get a Graduate Degree

A graduate degree may or may not be necessary upon entrance into a specific career but it is inevitably helpful – it’s just a matter of when. For those in fields such as law and medicine, an advanced degree is a prerequisite. Other careers allow individuals to gain both valuable work experience and save up for a master’s degree. If you are considering putting off a master’s degree until further on in your career, you are not alone and can leverage your foresight. If you’ve been waiting, it’s not too late. The time could be right for you now.