What is it like to be a PhD student in America?

Podcast: Play in new windowThis interview is with a Turkish PhD student named Selen, who is studying Marketing in Florida.  She has completed her first two years and this interview gives an inside view about what a student goes through during a PhD program. It is very relevant if you are thinking about a PhD in business, […]

Typical PhD Application Checklist

The following items are normally part of all applications for PhD programs, though in some instances one or more of these items may not be required. Application form (usually online forms and submission) Application fee (typically $40 – $100) Standardized test (GRE or GMAT) English language test (TOEFL, IELTS, or the Pearson Test of Academic English) […]

Dual citizen parents need to file taxes for increased financial aid eligibility

In a previous post we discussed applying to bachelor’s degrees as a dual citizen. This post provides information for parents who are dual citizens about the importance of and resources to complete US taxes so their students can submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is generally required by universities as […]

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 […]

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