Admissions Advice

If you have the questions, we have the answers. From understanding financial aid to balancing a full-time job with earning a graduate degree, we’ll provide you with the tips you’ll need to feel confident during the application process.

October 9, 2017

3 Things You’ll Want in a Graduate Program When You Work Full-Time

By Concordia University, Nebraska Admissions | Admissions Advice

Deciding to go back to school to earn your master’s degree is no easy choice, especially when you’re working full time. And while it is one of the best decisions you can make for your career, you’ll want to make sure you find the right program to fit into your schedule. That’s where online degrees come…

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September 26, 2017

Plum Creek Children’s Literacy Festival Author Spotlight: Melissa Sweet

By Concordia University, Nebraska Admissions | Admissions Advice, Education, Literacy Resources

This Saturday, thousands of reading and writing enthusiasts will stroll through the Concordia Nebraska campus for the 22nd Plum Creek Children’s Literacy Festival. We’ve already given you some background on author/illustrator Matthew Cordell. Now, meet Portland, Maine-based author/illustrator Melissa Sweet, who will give shed some light on what fuels her the most. When she’ll be…

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August 28, 2017

6 Time-Saving Tips for Online Grad Students

By Concordia University, Nebraska Admissions | Admissions Advice

Online courses have increased the number of options for nontraditional graduate students to attain master’s degrees. From making time to study to ensuring adequate communication with instructors and cohorts, these programs provide unique challenges for students. One of the most significant? Time. Thorough planning and adequate preparation can help you anticipate how to handle one…

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July 13, 2017

3 Tips for a Standout Grad School Resume

By Jodi Groeteke Hockemeier, College of Graduate Studies Enrollment Director | Admissions Advice

If you’re applying to grad school, you’ll need to submit a resume with your application. Don’t let anxiety get the best of you—it’s really a piece of cake. Here are three simple rules to keep you on point, and help you deliver a resume that shines. Be you. When it comes to choosing what words…

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May 30, 2017

3 Undeniable Advantages of an Online Graduate Degree

By Jodi Groeteke Hockemeier, College of Graduate Studies Enrollment Director | Admissions Advice

Thinking about getting your graduate degree, but not sure you can swing it? You’re in good company. Not everyone can take a multiyear hiatus to attend grad school. That’s why online degree programs are popping up everywhere these days—even at the most traditional institutions. It’s real-life education. Because life goes on. Here’s three reasons an…

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May 16, 2017

3 Tips for Writing a Noteworthy Application Essay

By Jodi Groeteke Hockemeier, College of Graduate Studies Enrollment Director | Admissions Advice

When you’re applying to graduate programs, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that you’ll have to submit an essay. Don’t fret—this is your time to stand out to the admissions team and really show them why you belong at their university. Here are three tips that can help you along the way. Write like you. Regardless of what program…

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April 12, 2017

5 Things You Might Not Know About An Online Master’s Program

By Jodi Groeteke Hockemeier, College of Graduate Studies Enrollment Director | Admissions Advice

Finding the right balance between work, personal life, and continuing your education can be quite the challenge. While pursuing an online master’s degree has made balancing much simpler with its convenience and flexibility, what actually happens once you log on? You may be surprised to learn that an online classroom doesn’t differ that much from the traditional setting. Here are five…

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