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Posts tagged ‘WESTERN UNIVERSITIE’

My Research Journey

By Mahmood Kooria
Growing up in a village of Kerala, even an Indian university such as Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was beyond my educational imaginations. But once I got admission there in 2009 to complete a Master’s at the Centre for Historical Studies, my confidence increased. Yet, I was not that confident to apply to a foreign university, although it has been a silent dream for some years.

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Tips for Applying Abroad for a Doctoral Degree

By Anonymous
One of the things I did while I was in India preparing for applications to Canada was to send my tentative proposal to the top experts in my field in various Canadian departments. I had little expectation that they would respond but nearly 8 out 10 profs did and with several important suggestions that helped me fine-tune my proposal.

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All you wanted to know about a great Statement of Purpose

By Chitrita Chaudhary
The Statement of Purpose or SoP is one of the most important documents that go with your application. Universities ask students to provide an SoP so that the former can judge the student’s level of motivation and the desire to excel in the particular study programme. Hence, a good SoP should always reflect clarity of thought – why the student wants to pursue a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. The student should be able to substantiate his/her short and long term goals.

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Model Statement of Purpose

By Anonymous
The Department of Industrial Engineering at X University, guided by the finest faculty in industrial statistics in the world, especially caters to my interest by providing high quality course work in Operational Research and Industrial Engineering. The fact that students passing out from X University are among the best in the world is another motivation for me.

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How to write a winning Letter of Recommendation?

By Rajdeep Guha
A letter of recommendation is very important when it comes to applying to universities for a Bachelor’s, Master’s or a Ph.D. In fact, some Ivy League universities such as Harvard and Yale emphasize more on the letters of recommendation that the student submits than on his/her SAT/GRE scores.

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