Tag: Graduate Application Tips

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Requesting Letters of Recommendation for Grad School

If you’re applying to graduate school, you’ll most likely need to include a few letters of recommendation in your application. Gathering these letters can be a source of anxiety for applicants who are unsure whom exactly they should ask to write them and how to go about asking for them. Here are some tips on …

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Ten Tips for Writing Your Personal Statement

Preparing your statement of purpose for your grad school application can seem like a daunting task. It’s your chance to tell the admissions committee who you are and how their program fits into your career plans. But as long as you give yourself plenty of time to brainstorm and prepare, you will be able to …

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Choosing a Grad School Program: It’s All About the Fit

If you’re looking at grad school programs, that means you’ve already done the hard work of thinking about your long-term career goals and deciding which degree to pursue. Now, the task at hand is to research degree programs and find some favorites. A good place to start is with a checklist or spreadsheet of what …

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Clarkson Graduate School Overview and Application Process

Dan Capogna, our director of graduate admissions & recruitment, provides an overview of what is offered at our various campuses and online, and how to apply to a graduate program at Clarkson. <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>

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Making the Most of the Grad School Application Process

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Your grad school application is an opportunity to showcase your successes—and why you’re a good fit for the program and school to which you’re applying. How can you make the most of that opportunity? In general, by doing many of the same things and taking the same approach that has brought you this far. Start …

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How to Prepare for the GRE or GMAT

You’ve taken your share of standardized tests, so you know that preparation can make a difference. And when it comes to preparing for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)—or, for business school, the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)—you have lots of options. How do you choose? Take an online practice test to get a sense of …

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For a Strong Graduate Application, Plan Ahead

If you’re serious about applying to grad school, one of the most important early steps is to check out the application process and deadlines for the schools that you’re considering. Most schools will want information—such as letters of recommendation—that can take weeks or more for you to pull together. The sooner you know what’s required, …

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Graduate Admissions: At Your Service

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As an upperclassman, you may be looking beyond your undergraduate degree and thinking about what’s next. Will you be applying for jobs, to grad school or both? If you’re at all interested in graduate school—either part time or full time—our Graduate Admissions team stands ready to provide one-on-one advice and support. We welcome your questions …