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Exploring My Options: Put together a strong graduate school application package

Put together a strong graduate school application package

Because entry into many programs can be competitive, you need to craft an application package that will get you noticed by a selection committee.


Resources to assist you in putting together a strong application package

Post-Grad Application Support Session: if you are planning to continue your education with a college diploma or graduate school, this 30 minute individual appointment will provide feedback and tips on preparing your CV or resume, statement of interest, asking for references and selecting programs that will meet your expectations.

A Primer on Getting Into Graduate School: a list of useful tips from Eric Walters at UC Berkeley.

Personal Statements [PDF]: This booklet from the University of Alberta Career Centre provides information on writing a personal statement including what to include, what to leave out, and how to appropriately disclose relevant personal information. There are also some sample personal statements.

Writing the Personal Statement: Purdue Online Writing Lab provides this list of things to consider when writing a personal statement, including questions to ask yourself before you write.

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