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a school, usually a division of a university, offering courses leading to degrees more advanced than the bachelor's degree.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Most of your peers in
, even if you went to a top ten research university, are not going to get faculty jobs.
But his department head suggested he apply to
The editing was completed in the course of two semesters in
Don't go to
-it's expensive, and no one cares about writing degrees.
After she was released, she went to
in economics and then worked in a think tank.
Mason took the money and dropped out of
He defied paternal expectations by leaving a prestigious
for civil-servant training to go into book publishing.
In terms of
itself, your graduate career is what you make it to be.
is gaining a reputation as an incubator for anxiety and depression.
Hopefully every other job you have in your life will pay better than
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