Graduate Admissions Essays, Fourth Edition

Write Your Way into the Graduate School of Your Choice

Author: Donald Asher

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 1607743221

Category: Study Aids

Page: 256

View: 8476

The fully updated fourth edition of the go-to guide for crafting winning essays for any type of graduate program or scholarship, including PhD, master’s, MBA, MD, JD, postdocs, DDS, DVM, Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright--you name it. Based on thousands of interviews with successful grad students and graduate admissions officers, Graduate Admissions Essays deconstructs and demystifies the ever-challenging and seemingly more impersonal application process for getting into graduate and scholarship programs. The book presents 50 sample essays in a comprehensive range of subjects, detailed strategies that have proven successful for some of the most notoriously competitive graduate programs in the country, as well as sample letters of recommendation, essays for residencies and fellowships, and postgrad applications.

Graduate Admissions Essays

Write Your Way Into the Graduate School of Your Choice

Author: Donald Asher

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 1607743213

Category: Study Aids

Page: 241

View: 9427

Offers tips on writing an essay for admission to graduate school, provides an explanation of the admissions process, gives advice on securing letters of recommendation, and features resources for locating scholarships.

Biomedical Graduate School: A Planning Guide to the Admissions Process

Author: David McKean,Ted Johnson

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449668313

Category: Science

Page: 167

View: 6057

Many undergraduate students who have an interest in science careers do not receive appropriate information on how to identify potential career options or maximize opportunities during different periods in their academic development. Guide to Biomedical Graduate School Admissions identifies what college students need to do throughout their undergraduate education to become competitive for and be accepted into biological or biomedical PhD or MD-PhD programs. This book guides students step-by-step through the many facets of the graduate school admissions process, including helping students identify potential career options, the interview process and how to maximize their academic credentials, determining which extracurricular activities and research experiences they need to attain, and much more. Guide to Biomedical Graduate School Admissions is a must-have resource for the undergraduate student planning to successfully move on PhD or MD-PhD program.

The Best Scholarships for the Best Students

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768935261

Category: Study Aids

Page: 358

View: 9026

Peterson's The Best Scholarships for the Best Students is here to help ambitious, high-performing students get the most out of the educational process. This guide will help students find honors, awards, and life-changing opportunities. In addition to our descriptive award listings, there are also sections on writing about yourself, preparing a strong curriculum vitae/resume, and obtaining strong letters of recommendation. Peterson's also has advice for parents of accomplished students and advice from past student award winners. Peterson's The Best Scholarships for the Best Students provides expert strategies to help successful students apply for and win major academic and experiential awards.

The Best Scholarships for the Best Students--Obtaining Strong Letters of Recommendation

Chapter 9 of 12

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768935350

Category: Study Aids

Page: 358

View: 691

Peterson's The Best Scholarships for the Best Students-Obtaining Strong Letters of Recommendation helps students choose the best recommenders and prep them with the information they need to do a great job in writing the recommendation. It assists students in distinguishing between college and scholarship recommendations, approaching professors about letters of recommendation, and preparing letter of recommendation portfolios. Peterson's The Best Scholarships for the Best Students provides expert strategies to help successful students apply for and win major academic and experiential awards. For more information see Peterson's The Best Scholarships for the Best Students.

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Education, Higher

Page: N.A

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Applying Successfully to Top US Universities

Author: Jason Morris

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768936799

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 8968

Peterson's Applying Successfully to Top U.S. Universities is a unique guide that assists highly ambitious Chinese students to get accepted to one of the top-ranked higher-education institutions in the United States, to both undergraduate and graduate programs of study. The book starts out with a general overview of what to expect from receiving a higher education in the United States, from earning a degree to financial aid, from campus life to the academic calendar. You will find an entire chapter dedicated to the rankings of schools and universities: who creates the rankings, how to read them, and what to do with the information provided by them. This book also offers extensive information about the language proficiency and admittance tests you may have to take and advice on how to handle the financial aspect of a U.S. education, with a list of scholarships and financial aid available. You will find valuable strategies for building a strong and successful application, with special emphasis on creating an outstanding essay or statement of purpose and securing strong letters of recommendation. The book concludes with extensive advice from admission officers and successful international students.

Great Jobs for Psychology Majors, 3rd Ed.

Author: Julie DeGalan,Stephen Lambert

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007145876X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 238

View: 7717

Answers your question "What can I do with a major in psychology?" It isn't always obvious what your college major can offer to the workplace. Great Jobs for Psychology Majors helps you explore the possibilities your major creates and provides: Guidance on how to present a psychology major as a workplace asset during an interview A primer on how to conduct a job search Ways to use your major in the real world

College Degrees by Mail and Modem


Author: John Bear

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781580080071

Category: Education

Page: 203

View: 9590

Today the Internet offers many possibilities including education facilities and has taken distance learning to new heights. You really can earn a fully accredited degree - undergraduate or graduate - in a wide range of fields without ever leaving your home. This edition has been fully updated to continue to help people to get the degree they always wished for in the new millennium.

Paying for Graduate School Without Going Broke

Author: Peter Diffley,Joseph A. Russo,Princeton Review (Firm)

Publisher: The Princeton Review

ISBN: 9780375764226

Category: Study Aids

Page: 197

View: 1202

Offers strategies for controlling the high costs of graduate school, discussing financial aid packages, applying for aid, educational loans, increasing eligibility, tax regulations, and additional sources of revenue and funding.

How to Say It to Get Into the College of Your Choice

Application, Essay, and Interview Strategies to Get You theBig Envelope

Author: Linda Metcalf

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440619735

Category: Reference

Page: 240

View: 8255

The latest in the How to Say It(r) series demystifies the omplex college admissions process. How to Say It(r) to Get Into the College of Your Choice offers students-as well as their parents and school counselors-a variety of essential resources and information, including: - Worksheets for writing personal statements and resumes - Winning words and phrases for filling out a sample Common Application used by more than 200 of the top colleges - Finding the right words for the admissions essay-using advice from admissions directors at top schools - Pointers for the essay portion of the New SAT- plus a practice test - The fundamentals of obtaining winning recommendations - Statements to make interviews successful

Essays that Worked for Medical Schools

40 Essays from Successful Applications to the Nation's Top Medical Schools

Author: Ballantine

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307415155

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 8045

Discover why admissions officers from the nation’s top medical schools selected these essays of worthy applicants With only a limited number of spaces available every year to the thousands of qualified applicants to the nation’s top medical schools, a serious candidate must find a way to set himself or herself apart from the crowd. The essay is your one chance to highlight the personal qualities and achievements that the application and MCAT scores do not reveal. As Essays That Worked for Medical Schools demonstrates, there is no such thing as the perfect submission. The winning essays cover a wide range of interesting topics. If there is any similarity, it is that they are written from the heart. One applicant writes about his work as a counselor for mentally ill adults and teens. Another tells about the life-changing experience of delivering much needed supplies to a leprosy village in West Africa. And a third applicant talks about time spent volunteering at a local senior center. From the thousands submitted each year, the essays in this book were considered some of the best by admissions officers at the nation’s top medical schools. With creativity and effort, you can turn almost any topic into an effective, successful essay for your medical school application! From the Trade Paperback edition.

How to Write a Winning College Application Essay

Author: Michael James Mason

Publisher: Prima Lifestyles

ISBN: 9781559580830

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 2128

Seniors in high school start feeling stressed at the mere thought of writing the college application essay. They well know the role this crucial document plays in getting into their university of choice. What they may not know is that there is a right way and a wrong way to writing the essay. ?I?ve noticed some recurrent bad habits that have hurt otherwise good essays and I have added mention of them throughout the book,? says Michael James Mason, author of How to Write a Winning College Application Essay. ?A student doesn?t have to be a star scholar or a superhero to write a great application essay. They just have to show on paper that they know some things about themselves and that life has meaning and perspective.?In How to Write a Winning College Application Essay, Mason teaches students how to put their best image on paper while letting the essay speak from their heart about what life means to them. Since the publication of the first two editions of his practical manual, thousands of students across the nation have used his techniques in the process of writing their personal statements for college and graduate school. ?Thousands of good students have been accepted into colleges of their choice because their essays were honest, moving and sensitive. Their essays revealed their values, insights and spirit,? says Mason.About the Author Michael James Mason has helped thousands of students at his College Essay Workshops and in previous editions of this book. In writing the third edition to this popular book, he looked to the experiences of real students and admissions officials, the people who write and read the essays in college applications. He lives in Marina Del Ray, California.

A Man's Guide to a Nursing Career

Author: Chad O'Lynn, RN, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826106862

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 7253

Named a 2013 PROSE Award Honorable Mention in Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Winner of the Dr. Gene Tranbarger Writing Award from the American Assembly for Men in Nursing "Though O'Lynn emphasizes a male perspective on becoming a nurse, this book should be required reading for anyone thinking about entering the nursing profession....The section on nursing education from the perspective of both students and instructors is worth the price of the book....Highly recommended."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries “I love this book. It has inspired and motivated me to continue to do something for men in nursing at the college where I teach as well as for men in our delivery rooms and postpartum units. We need to move beyond women and children and include men as fathers to truly promote wellness for families.” --Janet Ierardi, MSN, RNC, CNE Assistant Professor Family Focused Nursing Lawrence Memorial/Regis College Nursing Program This is a nuts and bolts guide to a career in nursing--from the earliest consideration of a nursing career through education and clinical practice--designed specifically for men. Written by the author of Men in Nursing: History, Challenges and Opportunities, it was created at the request of numerous colleagues for a book that addressed the practical needs and concerns of men throughout their nursing career journey. The text presents the numerous career paths available in nursing along with a consideration of their financial benefits, job security, personal fulfillment, and the need for nurses who are adept at information management and high tech-skills. The history of nursing is discussed through biographies of nine remarkable male nurses, offering much needed historical role models. The guide discusses strategies for dealing with a rigorous nursing curriculum compounded by the challenges of anti-male sentiment that is sometimes present. It takes the reader from day one of nursing school through the licensing exam and also addresses the specific needs of second-degree and accelerated program students. The book discusses the obstacles that may result from cross-gender nursing communication and relationships with a focus on teamwork. Also covered are professional development and leadership concerns in light of criticism from some women that men advance for self-serving reasons or “on the backs” of women colleagues. Key Features: Discusses how to navigate the rigors of nursing school along with strategies for success Explains how cope with anti-male sentiment Describes how to create an application that stands out from the pack Helps male students to boost caring skills and touch patients in ways that reflect professionalism, empathy, and skill Includes helpful advice for landing a first job

The complete guide to graduate school admission

psychology and related fields

Author: Patricia Keith-Spiegel

Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum

ISBN: 9780805806380

Category: Psychology

Page: 373

View: 5120

The ultimate handbook for those seeking advanced degrees, this step-by-step guide provides definitive how to information for successfully selecting and gaining admission into master's and doctoral programs. Reflecting the author's extensive experience as a graduate school counselor, this valuable book offers solid data drawn from exhaustive surveys of people involved in all aspects of the application process. Every task facing the prospective graduate student is covered, from deciding where to apply -- to deciding where to attend. Applying to graduate school can be a confusing, frustrating process; this clear and comprehensive guide will make that process easier, and in all likelihood, more rewarding.

Business Writing

Strategies and Samples

Author: Jeanne W. Halpern,Judith M. Kilborn,Agnes M. Lokke

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 585

View: 4022