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5 Life-Changing Books From My First Semester at Presidio Graduate School

Student Experience

The reading list at Presidio Graduate School has been truly life-changing for me. I also know I’m not the only student who feels this way. Every professor has their own style of teaching a class, and along with that their own list of preferred books to bolster a lesson. With this in mind, I acknowledge …

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Presidio Graduate School Cultivates Students Who Dream Big and Land Dream Jobs

Community, Student Experience

Dreams abound at Presidio Graduate School. Early in the Spring 2021 semester, Presidio Graduate School’s current cohorts of MBA and MPA students were asked to complete a “Dream Job” survey as part of the MBA curriculum review process. The survey asked three questions: Do you have a dream job? What types of organizations would you …

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4 Tips for Writing an Authentic Essay for Your Graduate School Application

Student Experience

Writing an application essay for a graduate school program can feel a bit daunting, to say the least. We all want to make the best impression we can and also communicate our message of why we believe we’re the right fit for the program and school. Graduate school essays serve as a bridge to our …

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Susan Stewart: How Choosing Presidio Restored a Dream Deferred

Student Experience

Incoming Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree candidate Susan K. Stewart embodies what it means to be a Presidian. Stewart is a remarkable leader and an accomplished Deputy Attorney General with more than fifteen years of experience contributing pragmatic and progressive legal acumen to public and private practice roles. She is the kind of forward-thinking, …

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What Our Scholarships Say About Our Values

Presidio News, Student Experience

A dear colleague that I considered to be a mentor once told me something that has stuck with me over the years: “You can tell the true mission of an organization by looking at its balance sheet.” It made so much sense to me because financial resources are finite, mission-critical, and have a direct impact …

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The Top Five Reasons to Apply to Presidio Graduate School

Student Experience

If you’re looking for a graduate program to challenge your thinking and provide the skills and network to help position you for a changemaker career, look no further! Here are the top five reasons to apply to Presidio Graduate School. 1. The world is changing fast and your skills should, too. There are countless industries …

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How Big Tech Can Go All-In on Climate Action

Sustainability, Student Experience

In recent weeks, the new Biden Administration has brought a wave of activity around climate to Capitol Hill. It’s an exciting time, and for many of us who are deeply concerned about climate change, it feels like a long-awaited tipping point to finally transform big ideas into action. It’s also a great time to notice …

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Welcoming Our Newest Presidians!

Presidio News, Student Experience

As a new term begins, we are proud to welcome the next group of Presidians entering our MBA, Dual Degree, and MPA programs. PGS is in the unique position of being able to attract students who are passionate about creating a more sustainable and equitable future. Please meet a few of these gifted and inspiring …

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Presidians and the Collaborative Nature of Trees

Student Experience

With a western New Year comes a new group of students entering the Presidio Graduate School community. The celebration of the New Year, whenever it may occur, often brings ideas of new hope, new beginnings, and the arrival of a fresh-learned perspective from the journey of the past year. The current winter season of the …

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Climate Change in Every Course at Presidio Graduate School

Sustainability, Community, Student Experience

As COVID-19 rages around the world and antiracists agitate against police brutality, climate change remains the existential threat in the background. It may not always be the breaking news story or the latest viral video, as has been the case with the recent series of devastating wildfires on the West Coast, but its disastrous impacts …

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