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How to find funding for graduate school

One of the many challenges of graduate school is finding enough funding to complete your dissertation research. Fortunately, there are government agencies, institutions and other organizations that recognize the value of the research you are doing and are willing to provide funding. We've compiled the below list of graduate fellowships...

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How to ask for a letter of recommendation

Graduate programs typically require two to four letters of recommendation. Be sure to follow the program’s instructions for submitting letters of recommendation. Many schools have an additional form that goes along with the letter, and they may prefer the letters be sent directly to the school. Ask for a Recommendation...

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What to include in your personal statement

Most programs require a personal statement or statement of purpose. This is a narrative about who you are and why you’re interested in graduate school. Use the following guidelines to help you prepare your statement. Read the directions. Carefully follow the instructions for the statements. Some are very structured and...