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Last week I had the privilege of leading life-career workshops for almost 300 Health Career Connection (HCC) Interns in Oakland, Boston and Washington DC. One of the most popular discussion topics was the question “How important is it to have paid work experience prior to applying for graduate school?” I was struck by the large number of students who felt the need to go to graduate school without gaining sufficient post-undergraduate experience. More surprising was that over 50% were…Continue
I hope you are all having enjoyable and productive summers. Summer is my favorite season and as usual it seems to be going by much too fast. To ensure that you are making the most out of your summer I encourage you to do a mid-summer status check. The purpose is to reflect on:
what you have experienced and learned so far;
your progress relative to your…
With the last of summer internship deadlines quickly approaching, you are most likely putting the finishing touches on your applications. As you do so, take a look at this list of tips for some last minute ways to make your application more competitive.
1) The statement of purpose. Most applications require an…Continue