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3 Tips To Make Your Personal Statement Stronger

3 Tips To Make Your Personal Statement Stronger

Writing a personal statement can feel like an onerous assignment. Myriad questions swim around in your mind: How do I condense years of accomplishments into a few hundred words? How do I explain a motivation that is emotional and personal while remaining professional?...

How To Finish Your PhD: Derron Remembered Little Derron

How To Finish Your PhD: Derron Remembered Little Derron

  “Never forget the good reasons that motivated you to pursue the PhD in the first place.” Dr. Derron Wallace is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wheaton College (Massachusetts), where he studied sociology and the African diaspora. He recently received his Ph.D. in...

How To Get A Strong Recommendation Letter: 4 Tips

How To Get A Strong Recommendation Letter: 4 Tips

Strong recommendations are key to winning competitive undergraduate and graduate study admissions, as well as volunteer, scholarship and fellowship opportunities. The recommendation provides a third-party assessment of you that the admissions or selection committee...

How To Finish Your PhD : Laura Used “Everything”

How To Finish Your PhD : Laura Used “Everything”

"Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Dr. Laura Edwards graduated from Yale University with a B.S. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology in 2008, and from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a doctorate in Human Development and...

10 Tips For Shining In A University Interview

10 Tips For Shining In A University Interview

The hours spent sweating over your university application have paid off. “Congratulations. You have been selected for an interview!” You can’t wait to head out to your dream school, but before you make your travel arrangements, review these tips. 1. Read all the...

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How To Get A Strong Recommendation Letter: 4 Tips

How To Get A Strong Recommendation Letter: 4 Tips

Strong recommendations are key to winning competitive undergraduate and graduate study admissions, as well as volunteer, scholarship and fellowship opportunities. The recommendation provides a third-party assessment of you that the admissions or selection committee...

10 Tips For Shining In A University Interview

10 Tips For Shining In A University Interview

The hours spent sweating over your university application have paid off. “Congratulations. You have been selected for an interview!” You can’t wait to head out to your dream school, but before you make your travel arrangements, review these tips. 1. Read all the...

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