GradApp Hacker, the Blog
*Disclaimer* Not everyone will be able to follow the same model, but don’t let that stop you from trying to find other ways around
I dare say the first thing people look at when they open your application is your CV. It is the easiest way to get
“Ugh. I hate writing about myself.” Girl, if you’re letting a statement of purpose stump you, you might have to reconsider graduate school. Grad
Keep your email concise, cordial, and compelling! Make the professor feel like they are the only person with whom you’re interested in working, and that you’ve taken the time to read their work. Make a real connection (even if you’re emailing 20 different profs!).