How to get graduate school funding

May 22, 2015 By Stephen Friedfeld, Posted In Admissions Overview

As a graduate student, applying for funding for research can be a long, difficult and uncertain process. Many fellowships are out there – but you’ll need to do your research to find the right ones! Even as an applicant to graduate programs – especially those in the sciences and in engineering – you should apply […]

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Q&A with a current PhD student

May 15, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In Grad Admissions

Jacqueline McDermott is a third year PhD Candidate in Cell and Molecular Biology within the Life Sciences Department at Brandeis University. She holds a B.S. in Biology, with minors in Biochemistry and Spanish, from Hofstra University. How does being a PhD candidate differ from being a college undergraduate? The biggest differences between being a college […]

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Marketing Associate position at AcceptU

May 11, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In Uncategorized

AcceptU is looking to hire an energetic, creative and detail-oriented Marketing Associate to join our rapidly-growing team. The Marketing Associate will be responsible for overseeing all of AcceptU’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter), blogging, email newsletters, landing pages and content creation/marketing assets. The Sales/Marketing Associate will also manage the AcceptU sales pipeline, including entering new […]

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How to fill gaps in your résumé

May 11, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In Grad Admissions

If you have a gap in your résumé you might think that it will raise a red flag with companies or graduate schools. In fact, employers and admissions officers are less interested in the gap itself as they are about what you did during the gap – and how you’ve moved forward. First, some tips […]

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Early bird discount on MBA admissions counseling

May 11, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In MBA Admissions

Now is the right time to begin planning for the MBA admissions process with one of AcceptU’s former MBA admissions officers. To get you started, AcceptU is offering an “early bird” 25% discount on all client enrollments through the end of May. This is the one and only time of year that AcceptU offers a […]

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How important is your GPA for grad school?

May 1, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In Grad Admissions

Admissions officers often say that your college GPA is the most important criteria that they evaluate in graduate school applications. But a GPA is not as a simple as a number. There’s much more that goes into the equation. When it comes to applying to graduate school, your college GPA will be perceived as a […]

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Timeline for applying to business school

May 1, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In MBA Admissions

Concerned if you’re on track to apply to business school this year? Do you wonder what you should be working on now in order to submit strong applications in the fall? Here’s a suggested timeline for getting organized and proactively staying ahead of the admissions process. May Identify Recommenders/Reconnect with past supervisors Prepare for and […]

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Tips on letters of recommendation for grad school

April 27, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In Grad Admissions

Graduate school letters of recommendation provide the admissions committee with another perspective on your skills, academic and professional performance and personal character. Typically, you will need to provide two to three letters of recommendation and you should start planning for them early. Follow these tips to ensure you have the best letters of recommendation possible: […]

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Presentation: Standardized Test Strategy

April 22, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In College Admissions

In this presentation, led by Stephen Friedfeld, co-founder of AcceptU and former admissions officer at Cornell University and Princeton University, learn which standardized tests your child should take and how your child can maximize his or her score. To download the presentation, please click here. Standardized Test Strategy from AcceptU on Vimeo.

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