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How to write a winning personal statement for graduate and professional school

Author: Richard J Stelzer
Publisher: Lawrenceville, NJ : Thomson/Peterson's, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Gaining admission to law, business, or medical school - as well as graduate school on the whole - is more competitive than ever. So how do you ensure that you have the edge over other applicants? One surefire way is to submit a thoughtfully crafted application essay or personal statement. It is through this personal statement that admissions officers gain insight into your personality and intellect. Good ones take  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Stelzer
ISBN: 9781560798552 1560798556
OCLC Number: 49883721
Description: vii, 142 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introducing ... you --
What you must know about business school applications --
Winning personal statements --
Advice from admissions representatives of leading graduate and professional schools --
The business schools --
The law schools --
The medical schools --
Other selected graduate programs --
Preparatory questionnaires --
Evaluative questionnaires.
Other Titles: Exclusive tips from admissions officers at the nation's top law, business, medical, and graduate schools
Responsibility: Richard J. Stelzer.

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"Gaining admission to law, business, or medical school - as well as graduate school on the whole - is more competitive than ever. So how do you ensure that you have the edge over other applicants? One surefire way is to submit a thoughtfully crafted application essay or personal statement. It is through this personal statement that admissions officers gain insight into your personality and intellect. Good ones take time and preparation; bad ones may sabotage your chances for success. This one-of-a-kind book gives you valuable advice, including critical guidance on how to start, what to include, and what you should never say; dozens of examples of personal statements that worked at the most competitive schools; and what admissions directors at the top schools are looking for."--Jacket.

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