Posts Tagged ‘showing diversity’

What Is the Diversity Essay Question & How Do You Answer It?

By - Nov 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  What is the diversity question in a school application, and more importantly, why does it matter when applying to leading programs and universities? Many applications now include a question – sometimes optional – that encourages applicants with minority backgrounds, unusual education, distinctive experience, or unique family...

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Writing the Diversity Personal Statement

By - Feb 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

One of the many challenges of applying to college or graduate school is showing the admissions committee how you’ll fit in and stand out. Adcoms are trying to build student bodies that will work cohesively towards shared goals and ideals, but that come from different...

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What Should You Do If You Belong to an Overrepresented MBA Applicant Group?

By - Dec 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

I recently received a question – or more of a complaint – from a client who was concerned with his status as an Indian IT male. This individual was considering changing his location on his application – he was born, raised, and still lived in...

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Encore: Different Dimensions of Diversity [Episode 221]

By - Aug 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Tune in for an encore of one of our most popular 2017 podcast episodes, where Linda Abraham addresses one of the the most pressing topics on applicants' minds: how to properly approach the diversity question. [powerpress] Listen in as Linda answers your diversity-in-admissions questions, including: 1. Why...

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Approaching The Diversity Essay Question

By - Apr 4, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Many applications now have a question, sometimes optional, geared to encouraging people with minority backgrounds or unusual educational or family histories to write about their background. How Are YOU Diverse? First the easy answer: If you are an immigrant to the US, the child of immigrants or...

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