1. Rushing through your personal goal statement
Taking the time to craft your personal goal statement can be more influential on your admission than you might think. 261 more words
1. Check the graduate program rankings of the institutions that you are interested in.
One important thing to remember is that your pre-conceived notions of good universities might not be applicable to their graduate programs, so it is important to research the graduate programs separately. 384 more words
As a person who works in the graduate admissions office, I can tell you that there are far too many ridiculous questions that are asked about the admissions process. 236 more words