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Don’t be late for class at Stern!

Mar, 03, 2010


This is a post from Steve Green, my guest blogger, a fellow admissions consultant, and a professor here in Tokyo. -Adam Don’t be late for class at Stern!  If you think it is okay to show up an hour after a class has started and would be offended by a professor who told you to [...]


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Steve Green’s NYU Stern Admissions Event Report

Sep, 15, 2009


My guest blogger Steve Green has submitted the following post. -Adam  Steve Green’s Report on the NYU Stern Admissions 9/15/2009 Event in Tokyo I have just returned from the NYU Stern Admission Event in Tokyo.  There were about 70-80 people in attendance tonight.  The main points covered: Stern students love Stern:  The entire first-third of [...]


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How to Beat “The Curse of the Class of 2009”

May, 10, 2009


My guest blogger, Steve Green, provides some insightful remarks on why now may be a very good time to go to graduate school.-Adam How to Beat “The Curse of the Class of 2009” Here’s some unsurprising news from the Wall Street Journal: “The bad news for this spring’s college graduates is that they’re entering the [...]


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Steve Green: Preparing a Fulbright Application

Apr, 21, 2009


In this post, Steve discusses what goes into making a great Fulbright application. Steve is a past recipient of Japan’s equivalent of the Fulbright, the Monbukagakusho Dissertation Research Fellowship that is awarded by the Japanese government scholarship to facilitate two years of research, which he conducted at the Faculty of Law, The University of Tokyo. [...]


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Steve Green: Graduate School Blues

Apr, 13, 2009


In this post, Steve looks at one of the darker sides of graduate school.-Adam GRADUATE SCHOOL BLUES This post addresses a potential and serious bad side-effect of being a graduate student but offers some pointers for applicants to help avoid or minimize it. Graduate school can make you unhappy. If you already prone to feeling [...]


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Steve Green: Start Early! Start Now!

Apr, 12, 2009


In this post, Steve discusses the importance of starting early for those planning on Fall 2010 admission. -Adam START EARLY. START NOW! Applying to graduate school disproves the old adage that “Good things come to those who wait.” Wait too long to prepare your graduate school application and you risk having a bad thing come [...]


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Guest Blogger Steve Green is Back

Apr, 12, 2009


My guest blogger and colleague, Steve Green, is back!-Adam Hi, I’m back! After an extended break from guest-blogging, I am glad to be back on the blog, home of the very best MBA admissions information. Due to higher than expected demand, clients kept me busier than I’d anticipated this past application season. I am pleased [...]


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Letters of Recommendation for Public Policy Programs

Sep, 19, 2008


Steve Green on Letters of Recommendation for Public Policy Programs This is both my second post on recommendations and my third post on public policy programs. The earlier recommendation post is here. The earlier public policy posts are here and here. The advice in this post is aimed at applicants to public policy degree programs, [...]


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Letters of Recommendation for Academic Graduate Degree Applicants

Sep, 19, 2008


Steve Green on Letters of Recommendation for Academic Graduate Degree ApplicantsIn this first post on recommendations, I am going to focus my discussion of strategies for letters of recommendation for applicants to academic graduate degree programs in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and engineering. This post also applies to those applying for LL.M. programs. In [...]


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How to write a strong statement of purpose

Aug, 24, 2008


This is the second of two posts on writing statements of purpose by Steve Green. The first post is here. To learn more about Steve’s graduate admission counseling services, please click here. -Adam Below are some of my suggestions for writing a strong statement of purpose. Please read my previous post on SOPs before reading [...]


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