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The Application Process - Statement of Purpose and the Interview

A few days ago my Facebook exploded with notifications about other JETs receiving their placements in Japan. I refreshed my Gmail frantically every 10 minutes for the rest of the day until I received an email from the Japanese Embassy. 1,311 more words

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Applying to Harvard University

Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is where teaching and research are intertwined; students participate in research in lab and learn from faculty. 399 more words

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Applying to Columbia University

Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university located in Upper Manhattan, New York City. It is the fifth oldest college in the United States, and offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. 300 more words

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Applying to the California Institute of Technology

Caltech’s own introduction: ‘The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a world-renowned science and engineering research and education institution, where extraordinary faculty and students seek answers to complex questions, discover new knowledge, lead innovation, and transform our future.’ 395 more words

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Applying to Stanford University

Stanford’s own introduction: ‘Stanford University is one of the world’s leading research universities. It is known for its entrepreneurial character, drawn from the legacy of its founders, Jane and Leland Stanford, and its relationship to Silicon Valley. 249 more words

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The Importance of Saving Often

How often do you start something and then get distracted? Maybe you leave an email in your draft folder for days, or you have countless windows of Internet Explorer open to remind you of various tasks that you need to complete. 247 more words

Applicant Tracking

Why professionalism matters when applying to Peace Corps

Let’s put it this way: The Peace Corps application process is a competitive one. Are you going to select the candidate who refers to the agency as “Piece Core,” “Peace Corpse” or “Peace Corps?” The candidate who wears a tie-dyed T-shirt for the interview or the one who sports a dress shirt and tie? 543 more words

Becoming A Volunteer