How to Write a Graduate School Personal Statement – Crosspost from Gold Standard Advising

Most clients I see who are applying to graduate school do not know how to effectively write a good graduate school personal statement. They fall into a few common traps that keep their writing from being effective and memorable. Some of the most common traps they fall into are being too boring in their writing, restating their resume in their personal statement, or being too impersonal in the personal statement. This is understandable. They were …

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The Multiple Track Mind – How to Stay Focused on Critical Reading Exams.

Here’s another blog post I did for Victory Step a while back, on the topic of practicing a Multiple Track Mind. I was recently driving to teach a class at Victory Step when I realized something unsettling. I was cruising along the tollway at seventy miles an hour, winding around tight curves, squished in the middle lane between a Porsche, a Subaru and a Toyota, when it hit me: I realized I hadn’t been paying …

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