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]
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]
Thinking about applying to graduate school while living off-campus-- when and how to ask for letters? [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]
I’m starting grad school in chemistry in a few months and I am looking for Mac/web apps that are useful to help keep a science grad student organized…citations, notations on papers, brainstorming, etc. Any ideas?
I'm applying for grad school for a PhD in Integrative & Evolutionary (aka Ecology & Evolutionary) Biology. I don't know exactly what I want to study. How specific do I need to get on my application/statement of purpose? [more inside]
How might I go about com[posing a polite "reminder" email for a... forgetful recommendation-letter writer? [more inside]
GradSchoolAnxietyFilter: I have no research experience. How do I describe my research plan? [more inside]
is there any way to complete my application to drexel without sending them my AP us history score from 1998? of course there's [more inside]