Episode 13: The QnA episode!
Hey everyone, in this episode, I’ll be answering the questions sent to me by my listeners about the graduate school application process for masters in the USA.
19 Jun 2020
Episode 12: Valuable insights from the graduate school application process
Hey everyone! In this episode, I’ll be sharing some insights and learning from the graduate applications process to US universities. I hope this episode helps you plan your applications well and save valuable time. To convert your GPA to US 4.0 scale, you can use the free WES iGPA calculator: https://applications.wes.org/igpa-calculator/
10 Jun 2020
Episode 11: Letters of Recommendation and Resume for graduate school applications
Hey everyone! In this episode, I’ll be discussing about the Letter of Recommendation and Resume, both of which are required as part of your application. These documents can have significant impact on your application decision and so you don’t want to miss this episode. Letters of Reference at 0:31 and Resume at 6:53. Document for resume templates: https://hwpi.harvard.edu/files/ocs/files/masters_resume_cover_letters.pdf
4 Jun 2020
Episode 10: The Statement of Purpose (SoP)
The Statement of Purpose (SoP) is an essay which conveys all about you, your area of interest, future plans and career goals. This is one of the most critical parts of the application process. Through this episode, I intend to walk you through my process of SoP writing which will help you create an impressive document. Your SoP should answer a few questions which I’ve discussed here. Also, you can use Grammarly for basic grammar checks and plagiarism detection: https://www.grammarly.com
30 May 2020
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Hey everyone! In this episode, I’ll be discussing about how you can go about university shortlisting. While this may be an open-ended subject and it is specific to the individual, I’ve tried my best to make this extensive process as generic as possible. The ranking websites I mentioned are: USNews, QS World Rankings, Shanghai Rankings, CWUR ranking, Times Higher Education and msinus.com. For extensive profile evaluation, you can look up Yocket.com. Further, I’ve also underscored the need of being optimistic and ambitious, while keeping a few safety options for yourself.
26 May 2020
Episode 8: All about the TOEFL
Hey everyone! In this episode, I’ll be discussing the format of the TOEFL iBT along with basic strategies and prep resources that you can use. ETS TOEFL website: https://www.ets.org/toefl
23 May 2020
Episode 7: Coaching classes or self-study for GRE prep?
Hey everyone! In this episode, I’ll be talking about whether you need to enroll in coaching classes for GRE prep. Also I’ll be touching upon my way of prep and few things you should keep in mind before you start your prep. I hope this episode helps you in making the right choice for yourself so you achieve your dream GRE score.
21 May 2020
Episode 6: GRE prep strategies
Hey everyone! In this episode, I’ll be sharing some tips and tricks which helped me prepare effectively for the GRE. This is a standardised test required as a part of applications to graduate schools in the USA. I hope the strategies I mention in this episode help you ace the GRE.
19 May 2020
Episode 5: All about the GRE
Hey and welcome back! In this episode, I will share the format of the GRE test and the materials I used for preparation. This is a standardised test required as a part of your applications to graduate schools in the USA. You can check https://www.ets.org/gre for official information and the documents I mention in this episode.
17 May 2020
Episode 4: Application timeline for Fall intake
Hey everyone! In this episode, I discuss about my timeline for the application process. I applied for the Fall 2020 intake and I’ll be specific with the months here. I hope this episode helps you understand the time you need to invest in this process and helps you plan well.
17 May 2020