Essay-Sample Graduate School Admissions Essay 3[1] - Scribd

Once you have identified the schools to which you would like to apply, it is important to understand each program’s admission process. (for some recommendations on how to identify graduate programs, see our Finding Graduate Programs page link -- if you would like to learn more about how to identify the programs to apply to, visit here.] Generally, it is better to apply early. Some graduate programs will review applications as they are received, in which case applying early may increase your chances of admission. Keep in mind that deadlines and application instructions are non-negotiable. Applications received after the date they are due may well be disregarded, and personal statements and/or writing samples that do not adhere to guidelines may similarly be rejected.

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Writing the graduate school application essay can be one of the most daunting parts of applying to grad school. These excerpts from can help you get started, with thoughts on brainstorming ideas, choosing a topic, and how to write an effective and powerful essay. Sample essays for the three professional degrees and a few select graduate programs are also included. For access to 100 free sample successful admissions essays, visit , the company calls “the world’s premier application essay editing service.” You’ll also find other great essay and editing resources (some free and some fee-based) at EssayEdge.

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Donald Asher is a well known figure in the world of graduate school admission. His writing is clear, concrete and often humorous. He walks the reader through the prewriting, writing, rewriting and editing processes. The book includes 50 sample essays.