First Drafts Of Personal Statements: Let Yourself Go

By - May 4, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Writing the first draft of your personal statement is probably the hardest part of the whole application process. And it makes sense – it’s not easy to capture so much of your experience onto a single page. Moving Your First Draft from Just OK to Simply...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 4)

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Verbal A perfectionist is someone who feels _______ when he makes even the most minuscule of errors. ❑ vexation ❑ hostility ❑ indifference ❑ chagrin ❑ condemnation ❑ bafflement Correct Answer – A and D – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question of the Day – Click to...

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Wall Street: Here I Come!

By - May 3, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s guest is Patrick Curtis, CEO & Co-founder of Wall Street Oasis. Patrick graduated from Williams College in 2002 and worked as an Investment Banking Analyst for Rothschild & Co for two years. He then joined Tailwind Capital as a Private Equity Associate in 2005...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 3)

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Math Question 4: In 2005, the ratio of the average annual cost to attend a private university to the average annual cost to attend a public university was the same as it was in 1990. If the average annual cost to attend a public university in...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 2)

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Verbal It seems ironic that the preacher’s sermon, intended to reconcile the feuding brothers, served only to __________ them further. ❑ intimidate ❑ estrange ❑ avenge ❑ arbitrate ❑ commiserate ❑ disaffect   Correct Answer – B and F – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question of the Day...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 1)

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Math   Question 7: Which of the following is most nearly the percent of plants sold at Friendly Nursery in April 2008 that were herbs? A. 70% B. 40% C. 24% D. 18% E. 8% Question 8: In April 2008 there were four varieties of tomatoes available at Friendly Nursery: Red Giants, Mortgage...

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Deciding Who Should Write Your Letters of Recommendation

By - Apr 30, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Letters of recommendation are a key part of your application. Strong ones provide meaningful support, but a lukewarm one can really hurt you. Who should write in support of your PhD application, and how can you make sure your letters are as good as they...

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How to Demonstrate Leadership When You Don’t Have Leadership Experience [Short Video]

By - Apr 28, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Most admissions committees are looking for applicants who can demonstrate leadership. If you don’t have any formal leadership positions to discuss in your application essays, that doesn’t mean that all is lost. Watch this short video for Linda Abraham’s definition of “informal leadership” and how to...

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GRE Question of the Day (April 27)

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Verbal In parts of the Arctic, the land grades into the landfast ice so _______ that you can walk off the coast and not know you are over the hidden sea. Blank (i) (A) permanently (B) imperceptibly (C) irregularly (D) precariously (E) slightly Correct Answer – B – (click and drag your mouse to see...

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GRE Question of the Day (April 26)

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Math A merchant made a profit of $5 on the sale of a sweater that cost the merchant $15. What is the profit expressed as % of the merchant’s cost ? Give your answer to the nearest whole % Correct Answer – 33% – (click and drag your mouse to...

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