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What Are Graduate Assistantships ?

Graduate Assistantships are either teaching assistantships or research assistantships. Teaching assistantships and research assistantships receive a full or partial tuition waiver and a small living amount. Teaching assistantships are required to perform teaching duties. Research assistantships are required to perform research duties not necessarily related to the student's thesis research.

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