Category Archives: Quick Tips

Quick Tips: Cultural Stereotypes – Awareness Matters

Cultural stereotypes aren’t always a bad thing. (If you’ve ever enjoyed reading a “You know you’re a ____ when…” email about your culture, you probably know what I mean.) It’s never a good idea, however, to become bound by stereotypes, to become pigeon-holed by them, or to pigeon-hole others with them. Cultural difference is a huge topic, and I won’t […]

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Quick Tips: Letters of Recommendation for Graduate/Professional School

When applying to graduate school, your GPA, exam scores and personal statement carry a lot of weight. For many graduate admissions committees, however, your letters of recommendation carry as much, if not more, weight than any of the other criteria. Here are a few quick tips for requesting letters of recommendation for graduate school: Many graduate programs will ask for […]

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