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Example Email To Professor

July 10th, 2016

Writing an email to professor as a grad school applicant can seem daunting, but should be fun! Here’s how to ensure you start off on the right foot. First, if you haven’t read through ...

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Should I Contact Professors Before Applyin ...

May 24th, 2016

This is a pretty common question among graduate school applicants: Should I contact a professor before applying if I’m interested in working with them? The answer: sometimes yes, sometimes no. Given how unhelpful that answer is, ...

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Graduate Application Differences: UK vs US ...

May 3rd, 2016

Graduate Application Differences: USA vs UK   Thinking of applying to graduate programs in the US and UK? Excellent idea! A lot of applicants diversify their options across continents, and if you find programs ...

Tips For Choosing Online Graduate Programs

April 28th, 2016

Traditional routes to higher education aren’t for everyone. Those with families, mortgages, a good job, or anyone who lives in remote areas may not have the ability (or desire) to enroll in a traditional ...

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What Is The Difference Between A CV And A ...

April 27th, 2016

What is the difference between a CV and a resume? Almost all graduate school applications require a CV, and for those that don’t–it’s still a good idea to upload one if possible. Most students ...

         

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  • 10 Tips: Getting Into Grad School With A Low GPA
  • 10 Tips: Grad School With A Low GPA For a complete assessment on how to get into grad school with a low GPA, you should read our entire guide. It’s important to remember that ...

  • Graduate School Application Timeline
  • Graduate School Application Timeline So you’re already thinking about graduate school application season, but aren’t sure how to structure your time? Not to worry. Here’s a breakdown of a standard graduate school application timeline. Keep ...

  • Most Common Graduate School Application Mistakes
  • Every year hundreds of thousands of applicants submit a graduate school application riddled with the same mistakes. These mistakes range in intensity from the mildly irritating to guaranteed rejections. Whether you’ve trolled the grad cafe forum or already ...

  • Should I Reapply After A Grad School Rejection?
  • So you didn’t get into your choice school this round, or perhaps you didn’t make it into any programs at all, and you’re asking yourself:   Should I reapply after a grad school rejection? ...

  • How To Choose A Grad School Writing Sample
  •   How To Choose A Writing Sample? There is skill in selecting a grad school writing sample, one that has to weigh multiple variables: subject, authorship, status of venue, length, peer review (if applicable), and ...

  • How To Write A Diversity Statement
  •   My application has a diversity statement. What should I write about?   The diversity statement is quickly emerging as the fifth required document of the typical graduate application, along with the CV, statement of purpose, ...

  • Tips For Future Graduate School Applicants
  •   If you think you may want to apply to graduate school down the line, there are a lot of things you can do to set yourself up for success on your future applications. Some ...

  • Grad School Beginner’s Guide
  • Applying to Grad School Beginner’s Guide So you’re thinking about applying to grad school? This grad school beginner’s guide will walk you step by step through the process of applying to most U.S. graduate degree programs. ...

  • Best Websites for Graduate Admissions Advice
  • Graduate Admissions Advice There is a lot of information out there when it comes to graduate admissions advice. Some of it great, some of it awful. After scouring the internet we’ve compiled a list ...

  • How To Make The Right Grad Program Decision
  • With April 15th looming and most visit weekends completed, a lot of applicants can stop obsessing about getting into a grad program–and promptly start obsessing about making a grad program decision. Which school should I choose? ...

Interviews

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Can I Turn Down An Interview?

December 25th, 2016

Yes. But you probably shouldn’t turn down a grad school interview. Next question…… Not a satisfying answer? Ok, we’ll elaborate. Note: If you want to attend, but have ...

Grad School Interview Conflicts

Grad School Interview Conflicts

December 13th, 2016

Grad school interview conflicts are a great problem to have, but a problem nonetheless. The first time you get an interview invitation, it’s incredibly exciting. Then ...

Graduate Admissions Interview Questions

Graduate Admissions Interview Questions

April 6th, 2016

Insightful questions are one of the best ways to convey a deep understanding, and this is no less true when it comes to a graduate admissions ...

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What To Expect At A Graduate Interview

April 1st, 2016

What To Expect At A Graduate Interview Getting an invitation to a graduate interview can be one of the most exciting and terrifying experiences of your professional ...

What to wear to a graduate admissions interview

Admissions Interview: What To Wear

March 31st, 2016

Most applicants will experience this type of terror in one form or another: you get an email inviting you to an admissions interview and Open House– your heart fills with ...

Interviews

grad school interview

Can I Turn Down An Interview?

December 25th, 2016

Yes. But you probably shouldn’t turn down a grad school interview. Next question…… Not a satisfying answer? Ok, we’ll elaborate. Note: If you want to attend, but have ...

Grad School Interview Conflicts

Grad School Interview Conflicts

December 13th, 2016

Grad school interview conflicts are a great problem to have, but a problem nonetheless. The first time you get an interview invitation, it’s incredibly exciting. Then ...

Graduate Admissions Interview Questions

Graduate Admissions Interview Questions

April 6th, 2016

Insightful questions are one of the best ways to convey a deep understanding, and this is no less true when it comes to a graduate admissions ...

graduate interview

What To Expect At A Graduate Interview

April 1st, 2016

What To Expect At A Graduate Interview Getting an invitation to a graduate interview can be one of the most exciting and terrifying experiences of your professional ...

What to wear to a graduate admissions interview

Admissions Interview: What To Wear

March 31st, 2016

Most applicants will experience this type of terror in one form or another: you get an email inviting you to an admissions interview and Open House– your heart fills with ...

Example Email To Professor

email to professor
July 10th, 2016

Writing an email to professor as a grad school applicant can seem daunting, but should be fun! Here’s how to ensure you start off on the ...

Should I Contact Professors Before Applying?

contact professors before applying
May 24th, 2016

This is a pretty common question among graduate school applicants: Should I contact a professor before applying if I’m interested in working with them? The answer: sometimes ...

Graduate Application Differences: UK vs USA

graduate application differences
May 3rd, 2016

Graduate Application Differences: USA vs UK   Thinking of applying to graduate programs in the US and UK? Excellent idea! A lot of applicants diversify their ...

Tips For Choosing Online Graduate Programs

April 28th, 2016

Traditional routes to higher education aren’t for everyone. Those with families, mortgages, a good job, or anyone who lives in remote areas may not have the ...

What Is The Difference Between A CV And A Resume?

difference between a CV and a resume
April 27th, 2016

What is the difference between a CV and a resume? Almost all graduate school applications require a CV, and for those that don’t–it’s still a good ...

10 Tips: Getting Into Grad School With A Low GPA

grad school with a low gpa
April 25th, 2016

10 Tips: Grad School With A Low GPA For a complete assessment on how to get into grad school with a low GPA, you should read ...

Graduate School Application Timeline

Graduate School Application Timeline
April 22nd, 2016

Graduate School Application Timeline So you’re already thinking about graduate school application season, but aren’t sure how to structure your time? Not to worry. Here’s a ...

Most Common Graduate School Application Mistakes

Most Common Graduate School Application Mistakes
April 18th, 2016

Every year hundreds of thousands of applicants submit a graduate school application riddled with the same mistakes. These mistakes range in intensity from the mildly irritating to guaranteed rejections. Whether ...

Should I Reapply After A Grad School Rejection?

grad school rejection
April 18th, 2016

So you didn’t get into your choice school this round, or perhaps you didn’t make it into any programs at all, and you’re asking yourself:   ...

How To Choose A Grad School Writing Sample

grad school writing sample
April 18th, 2016

  How To Choose A Writing Sample? There is skill in selecting a grad school writing sample, one that has to weigh multiple variables: subject, authorship, status ...

How To Write A Diversity Statement

diversity statement
April 18th, 2016

  My application has a diversity statement. What should I write about?   The diversity statement is quickly emerging as the fifth required document of the typical ...

Tips For Future Graduate School Applicants

Tips For Future Graduate School Applicants
April 16th, 2016

  If you think you may want to apply to graduate school down the line, there are a lot of things you can do to set yourself ...

Grad School Beginner’s Guide

Beginner's Guide to Grad School Admissions
April 10th, 2016

Applying to Grad School Beginner’s Guide So you’re thinking about applying to grad school? This grad school beginner’s guide will walk you step by step through the process ...

Best Websites for Graduate Admissions Advice

Best Websites for Graduate Admissions Advice
April 6th, 2016

Graduate Admissions Advice There is a lot of information out there when it comes to graduate admissions advice. Some of it great, some of it awful. ...

How To Make The Right Grad Program Decision

How To Make The Right Grad Program Decision
March 30th, 2016

With April 15th looming and most visit weekends completed, a lot of applicants can stop obsessing about getting into a grad program–and promptly start obsessing about making ...

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