What is an Accomplishment?

By - Jan 16, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Accomplishments constitute the bread and butter of personal statements and application essays. That may sound straightforward, however, a fascinating brainstorming session of Accepted admissions consultants reveals that applicants don’t always know what an accomplishment is. What goes into this application staple? And how can you analyze your own...

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4 Tips for Writing about Last Minute Extracurricular Activities

By - Jan 13, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

You want to write about all your fantastic non-school and non-work endeavors so that you really stand out from your competition, but when you start to think about it…you draw a blank. There must be SOMETHING you can show for how you use your free time,...

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GRE Question of the Day (January 13)

By - Jan 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Verbal In the United States between 1850 and 1880, the number of farmers continued to increase, but at a rate lower than that of the general population. Which of the following statements directly contradicts the information presented above? A The number of farmers in the general population increased...

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5-Step Checklist Before Submitting Your Applications

By - Jan 12, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you’re applying to b-school, law school, med school, grad school, or college, this checklist will be the same. Don’t hit that “submit” button until you’ve completed the following 5 steps: 1.  You’ve made sure that your application presents a holistic, multi-dimensional picture of you. Each section of your application should not just present you as a strong candidate on its own,...

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Top Graduate School Admissions Directors Share the Inside Scoop

By - Jan 12, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to graduate school and overwhelmed by your options? Don’t know how to find the right program for you? Or have you already found your dream program, and need guidance for applying successfully? For the past few years, Linda Abraham has been interviewing the director of admissions at top graduate...

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GRE Question of the Day (January 12)

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Verbal The government’s implementation of a new code of ethics appeared intended to shore up the ruling party’s standing with an increasingly _________ electorate at a time when the party is besieged by charges that it trades favors for campaign money. A aloof B placid C restive D skittish E tranquil F...

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GRE Question of the Day (January 11)

By - Jan 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Verbal For some time now, _________ has been presumed not to exist: the cynical conviction that everybody has an angle is considered wisdom. A rationality B flexibility C diffidence D disinterestedness E insincerity Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer – D – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GRE Question of the Day...

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GRE Question of the Day (January 10)

By - Jan 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math [m]A=[fraction]PId^2/x[/fraction][/m] If the formula above gives the area A of a circular region in terms of its diameter d, then x= (A) [m][fraction]1/4[/fraction][/m] (B) [m][fraction]1/2[/fraction][/m] (C) 1 (D) 2 (E) 4 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer – E – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GRE Question of the Day – Click...

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10 Tips to Help You Ace Your PhD Interview

By - Jan 9, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

While not all PhD programs require interviews, some do (including many overseas). If you’re invited to interview, take full advantage of the opportunity you’ve been given by preparing effectively—review your research on the department, prepare to talk about your PhD research goals, etc. (a mock...

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GRE Question of the Day (January 9)

By - Jan 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math X,Y, and Z are negative integers. Quantity A Quantity B The product of x,y, and z The sum of x,y, and z   A)The quantity in Column A is greater. B)The quantity in Column B is greater. C)The two quantities are equal. D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct...

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