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The Personal Statement That Got Me a Large Scholarship to Cambridge

By - Mar 22, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

When I submitted my application for the Masters program in Latin American Studies at Cambridge University, I was a bit lost in life. I was what they call a “super-senior” at UCLA, taking my last three General Education requirements during Fall quarter of a fifth...

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Can You Use the Same Personal Statement for Different Schools?

By - Mar 17, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

One of the questions we are asked most often by applicants to college and graduate programs is this: “I’m applying to six different schools, and each one requires 2-7 essays/personal statements. That’s so much writing! Can I reuse the same essay for different schools? How...

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What’s New at MIT Sloan’s Competitive Full-Time MBA

By - Mar 16, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Need-to-know information about MIT Sloan [Show summary] Dawna Levenson, Assistant Dean of Admissions at MIT Sloan School of Management, shares the latest from the school’s full-time MBA program, including why it’s chosen to go test-optional and how the pandemic is shaping the classroom experience. Do you see...

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4 Ways to Display Teamwork in Application Essays

By - Mar 11, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Teamwork, and its close cousin, leadership, are highly prized by graduate programs and universities. But if you haven’t worked in teams on any regular basis, don’t worry! There are more ways than you may realize to prove your chops in this area through an essay...

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An Accepted Student’s Advice for Reapplying to Medical School

By - Mar 9, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

A tale of med school reapplication success [Show summary] After getting rejected from medical schools the first time around, Nicole Stephens bounced back and reapplied. Now happily anticipating the start of med school, she shares her advice for fellow reapplicants. How to apply stronger the second time...

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What to Expect from the MBA Experience at Cambridge Judge Business School

By - Mar 2, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

What makes the Cambridge Judge MBA experience unique? [Show summary] Charlotte Russell-Green, Head of MBA Recruitment and Admissions at Cambridge Judge Business School, explores the one-of-a-kind experience students can expect from the full-time MBA program at Cambridge Judge’s historic campus. What Cambridge Judge is looking for… and...

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How Do You Write an Accomplishment Essay?

By - Feb 26, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Build a better accomplishments essay by following this recipe.  Accomplishments are 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...

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Wondering How to Land a Dental School Acceptance? Kristina Shares Her Journey to NYUCD.

By - Feb 25, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Learn how real students navigate their way through the graduate school admissions process and grad school itself with our What Is Medical School Really Like? series. Kristina, a dental student at NYU College of Dentistry, shares how planning and determination helped her reach her goals! Kristina, thank...

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Making the LSAT Learnable with Blueprint Prep

By - Feb 23, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

How Blueprint Prep can help YOU crush the LSAT [Show summary] Blueprint Prep’s Sena Maruflu, who aced the LSAT and now coaches aspiring law students, shares why and how the LSAT can be a learnable test for dedicated students of any background. A stellar LSAT score can...

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How to Write About Your Research Interests

By - Feb 22, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

The most common challenge that my clients face when writing a statement of research interests or statement of purpose (SOP) for a Master’s or PhD application is how to describe, in concrete terms, what their research interests and goals are. This is understandable—some people worry...

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