The second edition of this successful guide to writing for graduate-and undergraduate-students has been modified to include updates and replacements of older data sets; an increased range of disciplines with tasks such as nursing, marketing, and art history; discussions of discourse analysis; a broader discussion of e-mail use that includes current e-mail practices.
This book helps academic writers gain control over writing and publishing, master specific aspects of academic writing, and improve their productivity.
Whether you are considering an MBA, a law degree, a master’s, or a Ph.D., this must-have guide to more than 1,900 U.S. graduate programs can help you find the best one for you ― and the money to pay the bills.
This sixth edition contains a wealth of information for over 100 master's and doctoral degree programs in the United States, Canada, Australia, Great Britain and South Africa. This is the ideal resource for individuals interested in pursuing graduate study and a career in sport or exercise psychology.
Is graduate school right for you? Should you get a master’s or a Ph.D.? How can you choose the best possible school?
Good Grad! is a practical—and politically incorrect—guide for current and future grad students trying to unravel the mysteries of the master's degree and Ph.D. For most of your time in grad school, you're not worrying about looking good to an admissions committee or beefing up a resume. Good Grad! contains the hard-fought wisdom of those who have gone through these trials by fire and come out the other side.
The fully updated fourth edition of the go-to guide for crafting winning 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.
Veteran higher-education consultant Donald Asher demystifies the graduate school application process and offers a detailed action plan that has proved successful for some of the most competitive programs in the country. The 50 sample essays-selected from thousands of candidates-showcase the best of the best, while the Essay Hall of Shame identifies common pitfalls to avoid.
Veteran higher-education consultant Donald Asher demystifies the graduate school application process and offers a detailed action plan that has proved successful for some of the most competitive programs in the country.
Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2017 contains more than 10,500 graduate programs across all of the relevant disciplines-including accounting and finance, business management, education, law, library and information sciences, marketing, social work, and many more.
Graduate Programs in Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, Environment & Natural Resources
Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, the Environment & Natural Resources 2017 contains approximately 3,000 graduate programs in the relevant disciplines-including agriculture and food sciences, astronomy and astrophysics, chemistry, physics, mathematics, environmental sciences and management, natural resources, marine sciences, and more.
Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Biological/Biomedical Sciences & Health-Related Medical Professions 2017 contains profiles of more than 6,600 graduate programs at nearly 1,200 institutions in the biological/biomedical sciences and health-related medical professions.
Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences 2017 contains details on more than 11,000 graduate programs of study across all relevant disciplines-including the arts and architecture, communications and media, psychology and counseling, political science and international affairs, economics, and sociology, anthropology, archaeology, and more.
This book provides college students with all the information and advice they need to apply successfully to graduate school.
Applying to graduate school can be quite the challenge for any student, but it can seem particularly intimidating if you are one of the many students that do not have spectacular grades. Although grades are an important component of your application, grades alone will certainly not get you a free pass into the graduate school or program of your choice.
Grammar Choices for Graduate and Professional Writers (Michigan Series in English for Academic & Professional Purposes)
Grammar Choices is a guide to the choices available to academic writers in English. Although there are certainly some rules governing acceptable and unacceptable grammar, there are far more choices to be made among grammatically acceptable forms that have different meanings. The ability to control these meanings will help students communicate more effectively and efficiently in graduate- level and professional academic writing. Grammar Choices is a different kind of grammar book: It is written for graduate students, including MBA, master's, and doctoral candidates, as well as postdoctoral researchers and faculty.
Millions of people dream about making money as a freelance grant writer. But grant writing is different than any other type of writing—it requires specific elements as well as a certain style and know-how.
This book contains all the information-gathering techniques and style guidelines required for a first-rate thesis.
The personal statement is the single most important part of a graduate school application, and yet very few applicants know how to write one that will gain them admittance to the program of their choice. The third edition of this highly successful book can change all that by showing readers numerous ways to greatly improve their essays.
Step-by-step instruction for compiling and writing a top-quality research paper .
Writing the personal statement, or application essay, can be the hardest part of applying to graduate or professional school. This guide shows how to do it correctly, revealing the latest essay questions used by top law, business, medical, and graduate schools. Fifty actual student essays--with comments from admissions officers--tell what makes a winning statement.
Drawing upon the insights of numerous current and former graduate students, this book present a rich portrayal of the intellectual and emotional challenges inherent in becoming a scientist, and offers the informed, practical advice a "best friend" would give about each stage of the graduate school experience.
Designed to unravel some of the mystery around graduate school programs in science and engineering, this one-stop resource reinforces strategies for succeeding. Qualitative interviews offer first--hand stories and tips from women who have found success in academia, industry, and the public sector.
If you're serious about maximizing your chances of admission to a PhD program in Computer Science or Engineering, this book, written by current and former university faculty, is an essential resource.