Fellowships

The following fellowships are opening to applicants very soon: 1. The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship ProgramThe 2007-2008 Competition will open for applications in early August 2007. This fellowship program provides students with three years of financial support including a $30,000 annual stipend and $10,500 cost-of-education allowance. U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents at … Continue reading Fellowships

With graduate school comes an additional level of freedom as well as an additional level of self discipline needed to stay on task and finish….

Q: With graduate school comes an additional level of freedom as well as an additional level of self discipline needed to stay on task and finish what must be done. Would you agree? And if so, can you speak to any ideas/techniques/habits that would help with this. A: Yes, I agree that graduate school demands … Continue reading With graduate school comes an additional level of freedom as well as an additional level of self discipline needed to stay on task and finish….

What is the lowest GPA one can have in engineering undergrad and still get in?

Q: What is the lowest GPA one can have in engineering undergrad and still get in? A: Admissions criteria differ wildly among schools. Your best bet is to check U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Engineering Graduate School rankings at http://www.usnews.com. U. S News maintains an extensive list of engineering graduate schools. The information … Continue reading What is the lowest GPA one can have in engineering undergrad and still get in?

I want to know if there is a minimum GPA to be eligible for a fellowship in a masters program.

Q: I want to know if there is a minimum GPA to be eligible for a fellowship in a masters program. I have a 3.2 GPA (overall) in the Mechanical Engineering Department and have participated on design projects, such as the Mini Baja Project. I would like to go to graduate school for a masters … Continue reading I want to know if there is a minimum GPA to be eligible for a fellowship in a masters program.

I just graduated with a Biomedical Engineering Degree and I am having trouble finding a job.

Q: I just graduated with a Biomedical Engineering Degree and I am having trouble finding a job. I have considered going to graduate school but I am unsure what to go into. I really like to do research and want to pursue that, do you have any suggestions about which area I should possibly study … Continue reading I just graduated with a Biomedical Engineering Degree and I am having trouble finding a job.

I have some questions about post-college life. In my engineering career, will I confront problems that are much harder?

Q: I have some questions about post-college life. In my engineering career, will I confront problems that are much harder than those I have done in my classes? Thank you for any info. A: This is a hard question, but I think the answer has to be yes. Think about the cure for cancer, alternative … Continue reading I have some questions about post-college life. In my engineering career, will I confront problems that are much harder?

I have a few questions. Just recently I decided to change my major and I will now be working on getting a BA not a BS.

Q: I have a few questions. Just recently I decided to change my major and I will now be working on getting a BA not a BS. Could I still participate in MAES? Do I still qualify for scholarships? I am also worried on job options through MAES for my new career, which is Political … Continue reading I have a few questions. Just recently I decided to change my major and I will now be working on getting a BA not a BS.