Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford [Application Tips]

By - May 18, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Do you aim to improve the world? Would you like to earn your graduate degree at Stanford tuition free? Then you will be happy to hear about the new Knight-Hennessy Scholars program at Stanford, a program that will cover 100 Stanford graduate students’ tuition for...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 18)

By - May 18, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Verbal Some critics maintain that fixed poetic forms, which require a specific number of lines and syllables, invite and may even (i) __________ wordiness; when no such (ii) __________ exists, the poet can easily spot and (iii) ___________ superfluities. Blank (i) Blank (ii) Blank (iii) (A) curtail (D) constraint (G) foster (B) pretentious (E)...

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Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans: Funding, Community for Immigrants

By - May 17, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s learn about the $90K fellowships awarded by The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. Today’s guest, Dr. Craig Harwood, earned his BA in Music from Queens College and then a PhD in Music Theory from Yale University in 2002. Dr. Harwood went on...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 17)

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Math Which of the following is equal to of the reciprocal of 0.004 percent? A. 0.5 B. 50 C. 500 D. 5,000 E. 50,000 Correct Answer – D  – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question of the Day – Click to Subscribe via email

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GRE Question of the Day (May 16)

By - May 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Verbal Given the persistent and intransigent nature of the American race system, which proved quite impervious to black attacks, Lent Du Bois in his speeches and writings moved from one proposed solution to another, and the salience of various parts of his philosophy changed as his...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 15)

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Math Kelly took three days to travel from City A to City B by automobile. On the first day, Kelly traveled of the distance from City A to City B; and on the second day, she traveled 3 of the remaining distance. Which of the following...

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Reapplying to PhD Programs

By - May 14, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

What if you did apply and were unsuccessful? How can you strengthen your candidacy for re-application? The first step is to conduct an honest assessment of your candidacy. Did you apply to too few programs? To the wrong programs? (Applying only to Harvard is not a great...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 12)

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Verbal A university training enables a graduate to see things as they are, to go right to the point, to disentangle a twisted ____________ of thought. (A) line (B) lack (C)mass (D) plethora (E) skein Correct Answer – E  – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question...

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How Personal is Too Personal?

By - May 11, 09:00 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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GRE Question of the Day (May 11)

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Math The selling price of a house was decreased by 12 percent to $220,000. What was the original selling price of the house? A. $193,600 B. $196,429 C. $221,200 D. $246,400 E. $250,000 Correct Answer – E  – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question of the...

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