Posts Tagged ‘writing a graduate school application’

How Personal is Too Personal?

By - Oct 18, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The personal statement serves as a terrific opportunity to share with admissions committees an interesting and unique aspect of your life. How much should you tell, and how much is too much? When I applied to college, I wrote a personal statement describing some challenging family...

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Generic-itis Prevention [Warning: If Untreated, Can Cause Rejection]

By - Sep 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Each year, Accepted consultants are witnessing a recurring epidemic. And it’s worse than you can imagine: Generic-itis. What generic-itis looks like Here is an example of a severe case of generic-–itis that I drafted based on several different examples I recently read, along with 25 years of...

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Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into a Bar…

By - Sep 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This might be a great opening line for a comedy night at a university student center, but can you use humor in a graduate school application essay? Should you even try? The answer is…maybe. If you have a funny bone, use it If you can use humor effectively,...

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Encore – Everything You Need to Know About Your Grad School Application [Episode 253]

By - Apr 8, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This week we are airing an encore of one of our more popular podcasts this year, which is “Optimize Your Grad School Application.” It’s an excellent time to air this podcast, because many of you are looking ahead to apply this summer or fall.  Reviewing...

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5 Ways to Make Your Application Pop

By - Jul 29, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review China, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai for Top Business Schools. If you’re trying to get into business school, applying for a job, or asking for a promotion, you know...

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