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Alumni Perspective: Aarón Villarreal on “Being an Inaugural Scholar”

By | 2017-08-16T22:27:05+00:00 April 3rd, 2016|Blog, Tips For Success|

Alumni Perspective: Aarón Villarreal on "Being an Inaugural Scholar" Being a Gates Millennium Scholar has afforded me numerous opportunities.  I am currently completing my third year of doctoral studies, and am concurrently writing my dissertation.  GMS has positively impacted my educational endeavors in numerous ways.  First, they have assisted me financially and academically.  Through the [...]

Are You Thinking About Graduate School?

By | 2017-08-16T22:27:08+00:00 April 3rd, 2016|Blog, Tips For Success|

As the Senior Relationship Manager for the Alumni program I often get questions about graduate school. I get these questions from brand new alumni, as well as alumni who have worked for a few years, have been on deferment and are now considering going back to school, both funded and non-funded areas. I hope [...]

Why College Is Worth It

By | 2017-08-16T22:27:10+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Blog, Tips For Success|

Why College Is Worth It Many high school students think of college as the ticket to a bigger salary, and statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show a strong relationship between a college degree and earnings. But higher potential earnings are only the beginning of the benefits. Surveys show that people with a college education [...]