So you still have plenty of time, but thoughts of your personal statement have been randomly popping into your brain. One of the first things that I did to get myself in the right headspace is skim through Graduate Admissions Essay by Donald Asher. In addition to the personal statements, there is a solid introduction… Continue reading Are you casually thinking about your personal statement?
I received mixed answers when I posed this question. In the end, I forwent contacting faculty members before and during the application process. Initially, I had this plan to read a couple of articles by faculty members in each of my prospective programs. My plan was to reach out around the summer so it wouldn't… Continue reading Should I contact professors before applying to grad school?