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I Found A Typo In My Statement of Purpose ...

March 25th, 2018

  You spent weeks outlining your statement of purpose. You worked through 7 different drafts this month, and even got feedback on it from your recommenders and a few friends. You made a few ...

How Important Is Publishing Before Grad Sc ...

March 25th, 2018

  This question comes up a million times when talking about graduate applications. After the GPA, recommendation letters, and GREs, the question of how important publishing before grad school is ranks high on the ...

How to explain a low gpa in your statement of purpose

Explaining A Low GPA in Your Statement of ...

July 19th, 2016

So you’ve taken the GRE, whittled down your list of target schools, and got your letters of recommendation squared away. Now the panic of trying to figure out just what heck to write in your Statement of ...

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Do I need to write a new Statement of Purp ...

April 18th, 2016

Do I need to write a Statement of Purpose for each school?  Yes. We’ll elaborate. There is a lot of horrible information out there, that goes something like this: “Most of your statement of purpose will not ...

       

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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 ...

I Found A Typo In My Statement of Purpose After I Submitted!

March 25th, 2018

  You spent weeks outlining your statement of purpose. You worked through 7 different drafts this month, and even got feedback on it from your recommenders ...

How Important Is Publishing Before Grad School?

March 25th, 2018

  This question comes up a million times when talking about graduate applications. After the GPA, recommendation letters, and GREs, the question of how important publishing ...

Explaining A Low GPA in Your Statement of Purpose

How to explain a low gpa in your statement of purpose
July 19th, 2016

So you’ve taken the GRE, whittled down your list of target schools, and got your letters of recommendation squared away. Now the panic of trying to figure ...

Do I need to write a new Statement of Purpose for each school?

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April 18th, 2016

Do I need to write a Statement of Purpose for each school?  Yes. We’ll elaborate. There is a lot of horrible information out there, that goes something ...

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