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How to write your occupational therapy essay

How to write your occupational therapy essay

After reading the prompt for your occupational therapy personal statement, you may be tempted to take a long nap. At the very least, you will become drowsy. At the very most, you’ll think, “No, thanks. I’m putting this off for a month.”...
How to get excellent recommendation letters

How to get excellent recommendation letters

Let’s face it: asking for a recommendation letter can be awkward. You know you’re asking someone to invest time and effort on your behalf, and that can be uncomfortable. But these letters — usually two from teachers and one from a guidance counselor are...
Writing your personal statement during a pandemic

Writing your personal statement during a pandemic

I want to say a few things to students who, on top of applying to schools this year, are doing it in the midst of a pandemic. That means they have had fewer standardized testing opportunities. Fewer extra-curricular opportunities. They’ve often had to take their...
Future docs: how to write your med school essay

Future docs: how to write your med school essay

A little secret about me: I might be the only person on the planet who loves going to the doctor. I go every year, whether Dr. Horn wants to see me or not, and when I’m in her office, I relax so deeply I might as well be having a massage. Her nurse takes my...
How to write a dynamic academic resume

How to write a dynamic academic resume

See that photo up above? That’s of my dog, Tilly, after I said the words “academic resume” to her. In fact, say the words “academic resume” to anyone, canine or otherwise, and watch just about everyone’s eyes glaze over with equal...