Category Archives: Admissions

What Graduate Programs Should I Apply To?

As summer begins, and the search for graduate schools ramps up, many of you may be asking “What graduate programs should I apply to? How do I know which ones are the best? We’ll be answering all that and more … Continue reading

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Do’s and Don’t’s of Writing a Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose

Do’s Do show, don’t tell: This is the classic advice every essay writer receives. Engaging writing is engaging because it elicits sympathy and understanding from the reader. Humans love storytelling, as it’s essentially hard coded into our DNA, and there’s no … Continue reading

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Personal Statement vs Statement of Purpose

As  you’re looking over the requirements for graduate programs, you might notice that some programs require a Personal Statement or a Statement of Purpose, or perhaps even both. Today we’ll go into the details of both so you can know … Continue reading

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Grad School Application Timeline

When is the GRE Offered? As you’re getting ready to take the GRE, you may be wondering when exactly the test dates are. Luckily, the GRE is offered year-round, so check out the official sign-up page to see your local testing … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science Universities, by Grant Funding Allocation

Which Schools Have the Most Grant Funding? When seeking out graduate programs to apply to, one of the top criteria you consider might be the availability and quality of research. Since the entire purpose of graduate programs is to contribute … Continue reading

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GRE Subject Tests: To Take, or Not To Take

Remember when you took the SAT for the first time? You were so anxious because it was the SAT AND IT WAS THE BIGGEST TEST YOU WERE EVER GOING TO TAKE! And just as you got up to the front … Continue reading

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What is GRE Score Select?

GRE Score Select gives students who take the GRE multiple times the option of selecting which score reports are submitted to the graduate schools to which they will apply. This means that if you take the GRE more than once, … Continue reading

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Reminder — Application Deadlines

It’s that time of year again! No, not Arbor Day. Application deadlines! Just a friendly reminder from us here at Test Masters that it’s already the end of October, and application deadlines are fast approaching. Deadlines are obviously different for … Continue reading

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