Graduate School

When you begin graduate school for an MSW, you are not told how the education you are beginning will potentially reorganize many facets of your awareness. You have a lot to learn. Reflections on the transformative nature of social work education. Read more

Education & Credentials

You have applied to social work grad school and have been invited for an interview. These five practical tips from a recent applicant are designed to help you interview successfully and earn a place in the next MSW class of the school of your choice. Read more

Education & Credentials

Finding balance as a mom and a student has not been easy....being flexible and letting go of “we’ve always done it this way” may just be the single most important thing I master when it comes to being present for my family while working on my MSW. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2017 2 Comments

Should you go to graduate school right after undergrad, or wait until later? The answer is: it depends. Make the choice that's right for YOU. Read more

Education & Credentials

The beginning of any life-changing event is difficult. I want to offer a few simple tips that I learned through this process that may help other students succeed in the first months of social work graduate school. Read more

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Listen to CSWE Presents Selecting an MSW Program

If you missed our live radio show on choosing an MSW program, you can listen to it here. This program took place Feb. 23, 2015, on BlogTalkRadio. The panel was led by CSWE president/CEO Dr. Darla Spence Coffey. Read more

Linda's Agenda

Radio Show on Selecting an MSW Program, Monday, February 23

The New Social Worker publisher/editor Linda Grobman will join CSWE President Darla Coffey and others to discuss choosing an MSW program. Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at 9 p.m. EST. Read more

Linda's Agenda

Contribute to Our Social Work Grad School Tips Series

Do you have a tip for social work grad school applicants or for current social work grad students? Do you have grad school questions? Please consider contributing to our social work grad school tips series. Read more

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If I met you at a party or the grocery store, and you asked me what I did for a living, I would repeat my well-rehearsed lie. “I’m a social worker.” I told myself that it was not really a lie, because I actually worked as a case manager in a social Read more

Careers 3 Comments

Applying for graduate school is a big step! Whether you are just graduating with your bachelor’s in social work or you have been out for a few years, preparing that application takes time, energy, and careful consideration. Your grades are only one Read more

Education & Credentials

Are you considering applying to graduate school but don’t know where to start? The pursuit of graduate education is a financial and personal investment. It’s important to make an informed decision before committing to a Master of Social Work program. Read more

Education & Credentials

Find out from a former social work admissions director how you can improve your graduate school application. In this book, learn about the admissions process from an insider's perspective. You will discover what will help (and hurt) your chances. Read more

Social Work Books

This article focuses on the central role that the personal statement plays in the MSW application process. Strategies are presented for writing an effective statement that will highlight and emphasize applicant strengths congruent with the values of Read more

Education & Credentials 4 Comments

As you begin your search for the right Master of Social Work degree program, the options may seem overwhelming. Below are listed ten frequently asked questions that may help you narrow your options to a more manageable number. It is recommended that Read more

Education & Credentials


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