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Best Common App Essay Prompt

The Best Common App Essay Prompt

Thank goodness for the Common App. You only need to write one essay to apply to every school. Then again, everyone else only needs to write one essay to apply...

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Choose the right cover letter format, and see results.

The Dying Art of Cover Letters

As the job market becomes more competitive, fewer employers spend time reading cover letters, as they are usually able to make decisions based on résumés and interviews. However, when a...

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Résumé Writing for the Recent Grad

During your last semester of college, or soon after graduation, you will likely begin applying to jobs in your field. New graduates face an extremely competitive job market, so every...

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Finding the Right Recommender

Having strong recommendation letters is crucial to your application, and often even more important to your success than your application essays. While your application essay demonstrates your analytical thinking and...

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It's easy to know when you have to write formally.

Keeping Your Writing Formal

Your graduate school application essay is a formal piece of writing. The purpose of formal writing is for it to be as clear, well-constructed, and unambiguous as possible. Formal writing...

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Avoiding Common Grammar Blunders

Bad Grammar, Bad Outcome Here, for your perusal we have compiled a list of misusages, misspellings, and colloquialisms that often find their way into graduate school application essays. Small language errors...

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Prompt - Feedback for Grammar

Grammar Essentials

Before thinking about content, it is important that you stay away from common grammar mistakes. These mistakes are red flags for graduate school admissions officers. Because of the vast amount of...

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