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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Use the yellow pages! “Wha? With all the amazing technology out there, you’re telling me to use the yellow pages? I’m clicking to another site now!” Before you leave, let me explain.
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 […]