From the monthly archives

April 2011

If you want to improve your knowledge, and possibly boost your earning power, it can help to get a PhD. However, getting an advanced degree can be a lot of work. Becoming a successful graduate student requires time and effort, and you may have to do a great deal of work. Additionally the work itself is harder. After all, you are attempting to become an expert on a subject.

Even after all of this hard work, though, there is no guarantee that you will be able to get a good job, even with a Master’s degree or PhD. Sometimes it helps to make connections and meet other people. If you are interested in finding support for your tie in grad school, as well as making connections that can help you land a job later, you might want to participate in some of these 25 useful networking sites for grad students:

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