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Veteran higher-education consultant Donald Asher demystifies the graduate school application process and offers a detailed action plan that has proved successful for some of the most competitive programs in the country. The 50 sample essays-selected from thousands of candidates-showcase the best of the best, while the Essay Hall of Shame identifies common pitfalls to avoid. Sample letters of recommendation and essays for scholarships, residencies, fellowships, and postgraduate and postdoctoral applications cover all stages of the application process.

  • Teaches how to craft a winning essay with 50 state-of-the-art samples to inspire, instruct, and all but guarantee a top-of-the-pile application.
  • Updated third edition includes an entirely new chapter dedicated to online applications and how they're managed, processed, and considered.
  • Previous editions have sold 100,000 copies.
  • Synopsis:

    Veteran higher-education consultant Asher demystifies the graduate school application process and offers a detailed action plan that has proved successful at some of the most competitive programs in the country.

    Synopsis:

    Veteran higher-education consultant Donald Asher demystifies the graduate school application process and offers a detailed action plan that has proved successful for some of the most competitive programs in the country. The 50 sample essays-selected from thousands of candidates-showcase the best of the best, while the Essay Hall of Shame identifies common pitfalls to avoid. Sample letters of recommendation and essays for scholarships, residencies, fellowships, and postgraduate and postdoctoral applications cover all stages of the application process.

    Teaches how to craft a winning essay with 50 state-of-the-art samples to inspire, instruct, and all but guarantee a top-of-the-pile application. Updated third edition includes an entirely new chapter dedicated to online applications and how they're managed, processed, and considered. Previous editions have sold 100,000 copies.

    About the Author

    Career consultant DONALD ASHER is a featured speaker at more than 100 colleges and universities every year, coast to coast. A columnist for MSN Encarta and contributor to the Wall Street Journal's CareerJournal.com and CollegeJournal.com, he divides his time between Nevada and San Francisco.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9781580088725
    Subtitle:
    Write Your Way into the Graduate School of Your Choice
    Author:
    Asher, Donald
    Publisher:
    Ten Speed Press
    Subject:
    College Entrance
    Subject:
    Graduate School Guides - General
    Subject:
    Universities and colleges
    Subject:
    Authorship
    Subject:
    Exposition (rhetoric)
    Subject:
    Essay -- Authorship.
    Subject:
    Graduate School Guides
    Subject:
    Reference-College Guides
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Publication Date:
    20080301
    Binding:
    Paperback
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    256
    Dimensions:
    9.96x8.08x.53 in. 1.15 lbs.

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    "Synopsis" by , Veteran higher-education consultant Asher demystifies the graduate school application process and offers a detailed action plan that has proved successful at some of the most competitive programs in the country.
    "Synopsis" by , Veteran higher-education consultant Donald Asher demystifies the graduate school application process and offers a detailed action plan that has proved successful for some of the most competitive programs in the country. The 50 sample essays-selected from thousands of candidates-showcase the best of the best, while the Essay Hall of Shame identifies common pitfalls to avoid. Sample letters of recommendation and essays for scholarships, residencies, fellowships, and postgraduate and postdoctoral applications cover all stages of the application process.

    Teaches how to craft a winning essay with 50 state-of-the-art samples to inspire, instruct, and all but guarantee a top-of-the-pile application. Updated third edition includes an entirely new chapter dedicated to online applications and how they're managed, processed, and considered. Previous editions have sold 100,000 copies.

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