Articles tagged with Graduate School

How to Prepare for Your Business School Application Early

How to Prepare for Your Business School Application Early

The following piece was written by Paul Bodine. Paul has been featured in our Admissions Expert series and is the author of the best-selling admissions guide, Great Applications for Business School. He currently runs his own firm, Paul Bodine Admissions Consulting. Harvard and Stanford won't releases their essay questions until May, and most other schools won't follow suit until the summer. But that doesn't mean you have to sit on your hands until then. There's plenty you can do now to ensure that the MBA applications you submit this fall are the best they can be. Most obviously, there's the GMAT. If you haven't taken it, plan to d ... Read More About How to Prepare for Your Business School Application Early

Journalism Career Experiences of a Northwestern University Alumnus

Journalism Career Experiences of a Northwestern University Alumnus

Many of the tutors at Varsity Tutors are more than just highly effective teachers; they have significant professional accomplishments and experiences to share with their students. Evan Benn, a Varsity Tutors tutor specializing in undergraduate and graduate school admissions essays tutoring, is a successful journalist with an impressive professional track record. Evan graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 2004 and went on to work for The Miami Herald as a hard-news reporter for five years. He later relocated to St. Louis where he landed a position at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, mo ... Read More About Journalism Career Experiences of a Northwestern University Alumnus

Is Grad School the Right Option for You?

Is Grad School the Right Option for You?

More often than they should, students decide to go to grad school simply to avoid the doomed job market.  Others choose to go because they flat out miss being in school.  Neither of these are logical reasons and in the end, they usually won’t leave the student feeling fulfilled. Graduate school is a very serious and big commitment that should only be undergone if a graduate degree is definitely what you want and/or need.  There are several aspects of being a graduate student that may not be hitting you just yet as you scour admissions pages for application requirements and deadlines.  There are a few key questions yo ... Read More About Is Grad School the Right Option for You?

How To Write A Resume For Grad School Applications

How To Write A Resume For Grad School Applications

You may be asked to submit a resume or a Curriculum Vitae (CV), depending on the type of grad school program to which you’re applying. Typically, writing a resume for grad school applications demonstrate your academic credentials, like research/awards earned, as well as your professional experience, although there is a tremendous amount of overlap. Generally, PhD and academic-based programs require CVs, and other grad programs ask for resumes. If you want to be a teacher, you’ll write a CV, and if you want work professionally, you’ll write a resume. But, make sure you know exactly which one you’re supposed to write. Co ... Read More About How To Write A Resume For Grad School Applications

How To Get Into Business School

How To Get Into Business School

Bad news: with regards to business school admissions, it is a whole lot more challenging today than it was 5-10 years ago. More and more employers are demanding that employees carry business degrees for senior-level positions. Employees are listening and loading up admissions committees with applications. This makes it harder for you. But, Varsity Tutors is available to help with more information on business school admissions strategies. And the best part is: we have private tutors waiting to help you improve your GMAT and overall application. Today, business schools can be more selective, and they are looking for the next CEOs and senior le ... Read More About How To Get Into Business School