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.
Write Your Way into the Graduate School of Your Choice
Author: Donald Asher
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Category: Study Aids
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.
Write Your Way Into the Graduate School of Your Choice
Author: Donald Asher
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Category: Study Aids
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.
Author: David McKean,Ted Johnson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Category: Education, Higher
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
Author: Julie DeGalan,Stephen Lambert
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Business & Economics
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.
Author: Peter Diffley,Joseph A. Russo,Princeton Review (Firm)
Publisher: The Princeton Review
Category: Study Aids
Author: Arthur James Wells
Category: English literature
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
Application, Essay, and Interview Strategies to Get You theBig Envelope
Author: Linda Metcalf
Provides examples of thirty-four personal statements by law school applicants and includes information on writing a personal statement and the LSAT exam.
Author: Eric Owens,Princeton Review (Firm)
Publisher: The Princeton Review
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.
Author: Michael James Mason
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
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.
40 Essays from Successful Applications to the Nation's Top Medical Schools
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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
Author: Chad O'Lynn, RN, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
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.
psychology and related fields
Author: Patricia Keith-Spiegel
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum
Author: Max Holmes
Category: College applications
Category: Publishers' catalogs