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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.

Excerpt:
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.

Excerpt:
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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Exploring careers? Start with the Career Exploration Series!

CAPD is coordinating the second annual, institute-wide Career Exploration Series that begins on September 12th and runs through IAP! This series is a collaboration between MIT departments, programs, employers, and alumni to help all students learn about the different career and graduate/professional school options available to you.   

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By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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Booth Scholars Program application (2022-23) is now open!

Through the Chicago Booth Scholars Program, you can apply to a Chicago Booth MBA in your final year of undergraduate studies, and then defer admission for two-to-five years while you gain professional work experience.

Learn more about and apply to …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Career Advisor
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iGrad Financial Literacy

As part of a larger Office of Graduate Education initiative supporting graduate student financial wellness, iGrad is a comprehensive platform offering training and resources on a broad range of financial topics of interest to graduate students. On the platform, you …

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iGrad Financial Literacy

As part of a larger Office of Graduate Education initiative supporting graduate student financial wellness, iGrad is a comprehensive platform …

MIT’s Legal Studies Concentration

The Legal Studies Concentration introduces students to the academic field of legal studies. Scholars in legal studies draw on disciplines …

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to law school. Now, how do you decide where to attend?

Consider the factors most important …

“There is so much misinformation out there about law school admissions. It is sometimes shocking what my students tell me …

Taproot Foundation

Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit, connects nonprofits and social change organizations with passionate business professionals who share their expertise pro …

This guide can be helpful to applicants when developing the list of medical and health professions schools you will apply …