Program Spotlight: GMAP

Readers, I’ll be the first to admit that this blog tends to have something of a bias toward Fletcher’s residential degree programs. There are so many points for consideration and preparation for those studying in-person in Medford that the focus here is overwhelmingly on that experience. Today I’ll try to remedy that somewhat by turning our attention to Fletcher’s longest-standing low-residency degree program, the Global Master of Arts (GMAP). It’s the perfect time to do so, as GMAP is still accepting applications for its August start date.

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Making sense of the waitlist

Much of our attention around this time of year is focused on admitted candidates. Some time still remains until enrollment decisions are due from these folks, and there are naturally a lot of questions involved as people make their plans. There’s another group of active candidates out there too, though, and it’s important to pay them some blog attention. Waitlisted candidates, this post is for you.

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Some notes on scholarship funding

This is a frenzied time of year for admitted candidates. The process of researching and getting to know grad programs has gone into overdrive, and for most there’s a lot of financial planning work going on, too. I recently discussed some basics on financial planning in this space, emphasizing the importance of a “portfolio” strategy of meeting the costs of attending grad school. Fletcher scholarships, typically a significant part of that portfolio, merit a bit further discussion.

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