The fully updated fourth edition of the go-to guide for craftingwinning essays for any type of graduate program or scholarship, including PhD, master s, MBA, MD, JD, postdocs, DDS, DVM, Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright--you name it. Based on thousands of interviews with successful grad studentsand graduate admissions officers, Graduate Admissions Essays deconstructs and demystifies the ever-challenging and seeminglymore impersonal application process for getting into graduateand scholarship programs. The book presents 50 sampleessays in a comprehensive range of subjects, detailed strategiesthat have proven successful for some of the most toriously competitive graduate programs in the country, as well as sampleletters of recommendation, essays for residencies and fellowships, and postgrad applications.
DONALD ASHER is one of the nation s foremost authorities onhigher education, the transition from college to career, and theadmissions and graduate admissions process. He tours morethan 100 college campuses annually, lecturing and teleconferencingto hundreds of thousands of students and faculty. He isthe author of 12 books.