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5.0 The Application

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After you’ve put in all the work figuring out which schools to apply to, and which fellowships to apply to, and who to write your recommendations, you’d think filling the applications out would be a walk in the park. Sadly, while some school’s applications are relatively simple, others are completely insane. Here are some things to watch out for, and think about, when you’re plodding through application purgatory.

5.1 Web v. Paper

5.2 Completing the Online Application

5.3 Weird Questions

5.4 Statement of Purpose

5.5 Writing Sample

5.6 Transcripts

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Written by applelinguist

January 7, 2010 at 8:12 pm

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  1. […] The Application […]

  2. […] leave a comment » We are getting ahead of ourselves, but start thinking about your personal statement, writing sample, resume, CV, and other personal history-type statements. You’re going to need to write a lot during this portion of the program. You can make your way towards The Application. […]


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