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How to Prepare for a Graduate School Admissions Interview

March 14, 2019

It’s no secret — applying to graduate school programs requires time, effort, and a good deal of intentionality.  From securing letters of recommendation to writing a strong statement of purpose, to comparing admissions ...

Comparing Admission Offers and Selecting Your School

February 21, 2019

You’ve been patiently waiting for your decision letters to roll in. Now you have the results, and you couldn’t be happier — you’ve been admitted to multiple schools! But with so many great options, how do you know which ...

Understanding the TOEFL/IELTS and How to Ace Them

February 7, 2019

As an international student looking to study in the U.S., one of the prerequisites to apply is demonstrating your ability to read, write, and speak the English language. There are two tests, the Test of English as a ...

Introducing Our New Digital Resource — The International Applicant’s Guide to a Ph.D.

January 31, 2019

How do you start the process of earning a Ph.D. in the United States? The United States is a go-to destination for the brightest graduate students looking to earn the highest degree and perform cutting-edge research in ...

Best Practices for Requesting Letters of Recommendation

January 17, 2019

What makes a good candidate stand out from a great one? Sometimes it can come down to a well-crafted letter of recommendation. Letters of recommendation provide the admissions team with a more complete picture of the ...

Writing a Strong Statement of Purpose: Some Practical Advice and Answers to FAQs

November 29, 2018

The dreaded statement of purpose — every program asks for it, but why is it so difficult to write? Your statement of purpose might seem intimidating at first, but it is meant to serve as an introduction to your graduate ...

Applying to Grad School as an International Student? Here are some Helpful Tips

October 18, 2018

Preparing an application to graduate school is an arduous task, but applying to a graduate school located outside of your home country comes with even more challenges. It doesn’t have to be too difficult, though, if you ...