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PhD applicants: Everything you need to know about letters of recommendation

In this blog post, Chris Blattman gives advice on what the purpose of recommendation letters is, who you should ask, and how to manage the process.

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Will a professor write you a letter of recommendation? My answer: Writing student …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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PhD applicants: Writing your statement of purpose (social science and humanities)

In this blog post, Chris Blattman gives advice on how to write a compelling statement of purpose for PhD applicants in the social science and humanities.

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I’ve read a lot of personal statements for PhD applications. I sat on admissions at …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Three from MIT named 2023 Rhodes Scholars

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on November 12, 2022

Jack Cook, Matthew Kearney, and Jupneet Singh have been selected for the 2023 cohort of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship program. They will begin fully funded postgraduate studies at …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Goldman Sachs 2023 Exploratory Programs – Applications are Now Open!

Possibilities Summits Program

The 2023 Possibilities Summits Program is a two-week virtual program that offers a diverse cohort of undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in hybrid interactive workshops designed to expand their personal network, cultivate top industry skills and …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Career Advisor
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Women in the Workplace – 2022 Report

Women leaders are switching jobs at the highest rates we’ve ever seen, and ambitious young women are prepared to do the same. To make meaningful and sustainable progress toward gender equality, companies need to go beyond table stakes. That’s according …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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