Graduate Admissions Essays: Write Your Way into the Graduate School of Your Choice

Graduate Admissions Essays: Write Your Way into the Graduate School of Your Choice

Paperback Graduate Admissions Essays: Write Your Way Into the

By (author) Donald Asher

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  • Publisher: TEN SPEED PRESS
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 201mm x 251mm x 15mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Berkeley CA
  • ISBN 10: 1580088724
  • ISBN 13: 9781580088725
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 339,312

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Veteran higher-education consultant Donald Asher demystifies the graduate school application process and offers a detailed action plan that has proved successful for some of the most competitive programs in the country. The 50 sample essays-selected from thousands of candidates-showcase the best of the best, while the Essay Hall of Shame identifies common pitfalls to avoid. Sample letters of recommendation and essays for scholarships, residencies, fellowships, and postgraduate and postdoctoral applications cover all stages of the application process. Teaches how to craft a winning essay with 50 state-of-the-art samples to inspire, instruct, and all but guarantee a top-of-the-pile application. Updated third edition includes an entirely new chapter dedicated to online applications and how they're managed, processed, and considered. Previous editions have sold 100,000 copies.

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Career consultant DONALD ASHER is a featured speaker at more than 100 colleges and universities every year, coast to coast. A columnist for MSN Encarta and contributor to the Wall Street Journal's and, he divides his time between Nevada and San Francisco.