How Is a Graduate School Personal Statement Different?

By - Jul 20, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

Once you’ve decided to pursue a Ph.D., one of the challenges that you’ll face is that, unlike undergraduate, medical, law, or business school applications, there isn’t really a robust ecosystem offering lots of guidance to would-be applicants. Part of this has to do with subject matter fragmentation. That is,...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 19)

By - Jul 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Line k lies in the xy-plane. The x-intercept of line k is -4, and line k passes through the midpoint of the line segment whose endpoints are and (2, 9), and (2, 0). What is the slope of line k ? Give your answer as...

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The Secret to MA/MS and PhD Admissions: Contacting Potential Advisors

By - Jul 18, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

As admissions consultants, we talk a lot about writing great statements of purpose, putting together an impressive curriculum vitae (CV), and approaching potential recommenders. However, we don’t always discuss what sort of contact applicants should try to make with potential advisors and professors at their...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 18)

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Verbal o other contemporary poet’s work has such a well-earned reputation for (i)_________, and there are few whose moral vision is so imperiously unsparing.Of late, however, the almost belligerent demands of his severe and densely forbidding poetry have taken an improbable turn. This new collection is...

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Want to Study Data Analytics But Don’t Have Relevant Experience or a Quantitative Degree?

By - Jul 17, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

In my experience guiding applicants to data and business analytics programs, I have often encountered applicants who really want to get into data but have little to no experience in the field. Others might have some experience, but lack the quantitative background that is preferred...

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Heads Up: Price Increase Ahead!

By - Jul 17, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

We wanted to give you a head’s up that we’ll be increasing our prices August 1, which means that you have until Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 11:59pm PT to lock in a service at our current rate. Browse our catalog of services today to...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 17)

By - Jul 17, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Quantity A Quantity B x2+1x2+1 2x−12x−1 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.   Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation

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Harvard Kennedy School: An interview with Admissions Director Matt Clemons

By - Jul 16, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Matt Clemons, Director of Admissions for the Harvard Kennedy School of Government [Show Summary] Matt Clemons is the Director of Admissions for the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and he shares what the school is looking for in its applicants, what to expect while...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 16)

By - Jul 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Verbal For hot desert locations with access to seawater, a new greenhouse design generates freshwater and cool air. Oriented to the prevailing wind, the front wall of perforated cardboard, moistened and cooled by a trickle of seawater pumped in, cools and moistens hot air blowing in....

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Seeking Employment with Your New PhD

By - Jul 15, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard and are now the proud holder of a PhD. Now what? In today’s job market, PhDs are hired not only as professors, but also as: Researchers in STEM fields, plus many other academic and non-academic areas Directors of nonprofits or government agencies A wide array...

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