9 posts tagged with applications by Anonymous.
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I'm applying to grad programs in the humanities and I'm working on my writing sample and it's bad. I feel like a failure, and it's impeding my ability to get this shit done in time for December 8, my first deadline. How do I get over it? [more inside]
My friends/classmates and I are going on the job market in the coming months. I don't want to really discuss this whole process with them and what my top choices are, where I've gotten interviews, and so on. But, I also feel like a competitive, secretive asshole for not openly telling them what I'm doing and what my goals are. [more inside]
I'm applying to grad school after a long time - it's been 15 years since undergrad. Is there such a thing as a career counselor/guidance counselor for grad schools (ideally in the New York City area) that can help your evaluate and help you improve your application? [more inside]
How much focus, if any, on my "blemished" academic record, and my change of field, should I place in my personal statements for graduate school? [more inside]
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood... and I took the one where I went crazy for a month to raise my score 40 points... and that uh... has made all the difference?
GRE-Filter: I was happy with my GRE scores. Then, I received word that I have the opportunity to get into a super-duper-top-tier doctoral program previously inaccessible. However, my Quantitative Score--while still in the range of accepted scores over the years for this program--is now less-than-stellar relatively speaking. Is it crazy to think I could study intensely for about a month and improve my score 30-50 points? Am I overthinking this? [more inside]
Why do grad school applications ask you what other schools you are applying to? Will being honest hinder my chances at getting into a competitive program? [more inside]
One organization has several job vacancies in different departments but all have skillsets that I can handle - should I submit an application for each? [more inside]
If I've been out of college for twelve years, from whom do I get recommendations for graduate school? [more inside]
GradSchoolAnxietyFilter: I have no research experience. How do I describe my research plan? [more inside]