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Humorous insights from graduate students complement practical advice from admissions officers, financial aid professionals, and professors in this helpful, real-world handbook.
Humorous insights from students complement practical advice from professors, admissions officers, and financial aid professionals. Not just for first-year grad students.
Based on an extensive survey of graduate students from a wide range of disciplines and universities, The Ultimate Grad School Survival Guide is loaded with hundreds of practical tips on every aspect of grad school life, including finding the right school, studying for the GRE, preparing applications, writing high-impact application essays, maximizing financial aid, gathering vital information early, networking and building alliances, managing your course work, prepping for exams, taking your orals, learning to teach, balancing teaching obligations with your research, choosing a thesis or dissertation topic, picking the right adviser, publishing academic papers, and - finally - getting a job in a very competitive market.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-203) and index.