Spellcheck Plus review: online spelling and grammar checker for admissions essays

Spellcheck Plus is a pretty decent online grammar and spelling analysis tool for people whose native language is not English.  It does many pretty good things, but has one glaring drawback, compared to other online products. Spellcheck Plus seems to use a different analysis mechanism, not based on the same technology as other online tools that offer […]

Finding the right Graduate degree to achieve your career goals

Please register for a comprehensive graduate school admissions workshop series, sponsored by the METU Kariyer Planlama Merkezi and provided by American Advisors.  Registration is below the agenda on this page. December 2, 2013 10:30-12:00 How to convert your career goals into educational plans. What is the difference between working in academia and industry? How to […]

Common Application Essay Questions for 2013-2014

The common application in use by hundreds of universities across America for the bachelor’s degree admissions process requires one essay. Applicants must submit one essay of up to 650 words from the following five options: Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe their application would be […]

Yüksek lisans başvurularında yapılan yazım ve imla hataları

Your application materials represent you in the admissions committee meeting and may be their first impression of you. What are the impacts of having a typo or two on your essays or resume in the graduate school application? A reader recently pointed out a mistake on my blog that made me…