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Costs $?

Ok, time to address the question that I know must be on many of your minds: How Much Will All of This Cost?

Well, I’m not going to lie to you, besides stressful and time consuming, this is an expensive process, especially if you live in a country with an unfavorable currency exchange rate. 597 more words

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First Step: Getting Organized

So, if you want to apply for a PhD program the first thing you need to do is to get organized.

In order to do this you need to decide to what universities you are going to apply. 623 more words

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Set the Stage

Staging in Miami

I arrive in Miami, hop on the bus to the hotel and immediately bump into 4 other Peace Corps trainees on the bus. 680 more words

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This is what your run-of-the-mill rejection letter looks like, and no I did not edit out the signature. They never signed it.

They are typically automated, impersonal, and unless you are extremely lucky, you will more than likely receive a handful of them. 711 more words

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The Statement of Purpose

While the personal statement and the statement of purpose are similar, their are a couple of key differences.

  1. The statement of purpose is shorter than the personal statement.
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I wrote my first CV when I visited the University of Colorado – Boulder, and honestly I based it off of a sample humanities CV that I found when I googled “How to write a CV.” 495 more words

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July Update | Hate Is A Strong Word

Hey girl (or boy) Hey!

So I’ve been MIA from this blog for two months. I took the GMAT in June and have yet to write about it, but that post is coming. 210 more words

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