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Your Graduate School Personal Statement: 4 Tips for Success

A personal statement should synthesize those parts and form a compelling, future-oriented story that connects your background and aspirations to your pursuit of a graduate degree.

MPA@UNC Announces Cross-University Course Enrollment

MPA@UNC students now have the opportunity to choose from dozens of new electives as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill joins with other leading universities in a cross-university course enrollment initiative...

Applying to Grad School? 5 Tips to Make Your Résumé Stand Out

Whether you’re applying to graduate school to advance in your current career path or pursue a new one, you will be asked to include a copy of your résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) outlining your professional and academic experience...

Tackling the GRE Section-by-Section: Part III — Analytical Writing

We have been reviewing some strategies to help you break down the GRE. This final post focuses on the Analytical Writing section. As its name suggests, the section measures your critical thinking and analytical writing skills. Writing may be an intimidating prospect, so we have pulled together these tips to help you better understand how to approach the Analytical Writing section of the GRE so you can achieve your highest score...

Tackling the GRE Section-by-Section: Part II — Quantitative Reasoning

This is the second post in our blog series on breaking down the GRE. This week’s post focuses on the Quantitative Reasoning section of the GRE. This section includes basic mathematics as well as data analysis. If you weren’t an A student in math class or if it’s been a while since you studied mathematical concepts, the tips below will help you prepare...

Understanding the GRE

As the next MPA@UNC application deadline approaches, you may be looking for resources and tips to help you prepare for test day. MPA@UNC has put together a brief overview of the test and resources you may find useful to review when planning for and taking the GRE...

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