Why I Chose the Master of Music in Piano Performance Degree

Rebekah Lipscombe Arts, Graduate Programs, Learning

Ten years ago, I was asked that dreaded question constantly: “So, where are you going to college? Are you going to study music?” I would shrug my shoulders. “No, I’m not really interested in going to college…maybe one day, though.” Friends were surprised but nonetheless supportive; I had decided I would start teaching piano lessons to young children that fall …

My MBA Added Value to Career and Life

Chuck Dean Business, Graduate Programs, Learning

Earning my MBA at the University of Mobile as an adult student while working full-time definitely was worth the time and effort. I saw this as an investment in my future, and it is one that has really paid off. I use the skills and knowledge I learned in the classroom every day in my job. After working in information …

5 Keys to Surviving and Thriving in Graduate School

Brian Boyle Graduate Programs, Learning

At a recent university commencement ceremony, a graduate student was overheard telling his family that his diploma should be printed in blood, sweat, tears and coffee. While I’m certain that is true to a large extent, I would be willing to bet that this recent University of Mobile master’s degree recipient would admit that some constructive habits were also a …