So You Want to Go to Graduate School A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Accepted
Trying to score well on the GRE is hard enough, let alone choosing the schools you want to apply to. You are part of about 17 percent of college students that have decided to go on to grad school; you want to make sure you get through all the stages of acceptance. Whether you are applying to graduate school to prepare for a profession, to get a specific job, to potentially earn more, or simply for personal achievement, this book will explain exactly what you need to know in simple, easy-to-understand terms. You will learn how to fill out the application form, how to write your personal statement, and how to conduct an effective on-site visit. You will learn tips and tricks to help you pass the GRE as well as practice tests to help you allocate your time well. Case studies from both students and professors fill this book. You will learn how to get the best letters of recommendation from your favorite professors as well as how to handle financial aid situations. By book's end, you will have increased your chances of receiving that crisp, white letter of acceptance, which puts you one step closer to achieving your academic goals.