The INQUIRIES Journal Blog

How to Select a Graduate Research Advisor

A research advisor is a professor who is largely responsible for your progress through your graduate program. Selecting the right one can make your progress through graduate school much smoother and help you succeed after grad school. Keep reading »

Writing a Graduate School Personal Statement

Learn how to write an effective personal statement for your graduate school applications. The personal statement is one of the most important parts of your application, so it needs to stand out. This overview breaks down the statement into three essential components around which you should focus your essay. Keep reading »

How to Read for Grad School

Strategies and advice for conquering huge amounts of reading in graduate school without getting completely overwhelmed in the process. Keep reading »

“Should I Go to Graduate School?”

If you're an undergrad or recent college graduate, you're probably asking yourself this question. Here are the five questions you should ask – and answer – before deciding whether or not graduate school is right for you. Keep reading »

7 Big Differences Between College and Graduate School

Many students begin graduate school believing that it's basically an overgrown version of their undergraduate education. I mean, you're a student – right? How much different could taking classes and writing papers possibly be? The answer: very. Keep reading »

5 Tips for Publishing Your First Academic Article

Publishing an article in an academic journal can be a frustrating process that demands a substantial commitment of time and hard work. These five suggestions will help you turn the odds in your favor and make the publishing process less daunting. Keep reading »

Now Accepting Applications to Join the Student Pulse Editorial Board

Student Pulse is currently accepting applications from undergraduate and graduate students interested in joining our Editorial Board. The Editorial Board provides crucial guidance to the direction of the publication and helps ensure the long-term viability of Student Pulse by increasing awareness about our journal on campuses around the country and the globe. Keep reading »

Guaranteed Expedited Reviews

We are excited to announce a new option available immediately to anyone making a submission to Inquiries Journal: the possibility of utilizing a faster review track. We are now allowing potential contributors to elect to have their paper reviewed in 3, 10, or 30 business days. More details below: Keep reading »

Special Topics: Social and Political Upheaval in MENA

We are currently seeking submissions for a special issue, to be published online in January, focusing broadly on social and political issues in the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa. In particular, this issue will focus on the recent social upheavals that have spread through this part of the world and their impacts on stability in the region. Keep reading »

Special Issue Call for Submissions: “Shifting World Power”

Student Pulse is currently compiling submissions for a special edition on the subject of "Shifting World Power." In particular, this section will address questions of how the shape and distribution of power in the world are changing. Keep reading »