Are you casually thinking about your personal statement?

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?

Should I contact professors before applying to grad school?

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?