New PA Program at Georgia’s Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

By - Oct 13, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

Next June, the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee, Georgia will launch a two-year’s physician assistant master’s program. The first class will have 20 students.   Some interesting PA stats (from a Georgia Health News article): • In Georgia, the number of PAs has increased 67% in...

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Are You A Leader?

By - Oct 12, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

Of course you are – but do you know how to present those impressive leadership skills and experiences in your application essay? For many applicants, writing the “leadership essay” is one of the most challenging aspects of the application process, mainly because the concept of leadership...

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An Interview With Our Own: Cindy Tokumitsu

By - Oct 8, 09:06 AM   Comments [0]

Curious about the life and times of our spectacular admissions consultants? Please enjoy our newest blog series in which we interview the fabulous people who make up the staff. Next up is…Cindy Tokumitsu. Accepted: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Where and what...

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Passion = Action + Dedication

By - Oct 4, 09:04 AM   Comments [0]

When one thinks of passion, one doesn’t generally think of investment bankers. But the admissions committees are looking for passion in their applicants; so how are you – a computer guy, an engineer, a biology major, or yes, an investment banker – going to show...

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Oxford Saïd And Schwarzman Scholars Introduce Dual MBA And Master’s In Global Affairs

By - Sep 29, 20:02 PM   Comments [0]

Oxford University’s Saïd Business School and the Schwarzman Scholars recently announced the launch of their new full-time, joint Oxford MBA/Schwarzman Scholars-Tsinghua Master’s in Global Affairs degree program. The program will welcome its first class in 2016; students will spend one year in Beijing at Tsinghua...

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Enrollment Down In Humanities PhD Programs

By - Sep 27, 09:41 AM   Comments [0]

We’ve posted before about the challenging job market for humanities PhDs and the disparities in funding between doctoral programs in the humanities/social sciences and those in fields like business and engineering. A new article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, citing research by the Council...

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Master of Laws (L.L.M.) Programs: Are They Right for You?

By - Sep 27, 09:07 AM   Comments [0]

An LLM degree can be a valuable asset on your resume as well as a way for you to gain a more academic experience of the law. Unlike a JD degree, an LLM degree requires that you already have a valid law degree, either from the...

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Six Tips For Better Resumes

By - Sep 22, 09:40 AM   Comments [0]

Before starting your resume, learn as much as possible about the school you’re applying to. Need advice on how to make your “greatest hits” shine? Looking for ways to grab the adcom’s attention with a resume that highlights your academic prowess, professional strengths, leadership skills, and...

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The Miraculous 15-Minute ROUGH, ROUGH Draft

By - Sep 21, 09:04 AM   Comments [0]

As hard as it is to do…just turn off your phone. Having trouble getting those first few words and sentences of your application essay up on your computer screen? Don’t fret – even the most accomplished novelists or famous journalists have a tough time getting started....

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ESMT Berlin Launches New Entrepreneurship Center

By - Sep 20, 08:50 AM   Comments [0]

The Berlin-based European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) has collaborated with some of Germany’s top companies to launch the German Tech Entrepreneurship Centre (GTEC), an initiative that will encourage students and entrepreneurs alike to work with local start-ups. GTEC, which features a 1,200-square-meter lab, will host...

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