Ten Tips for Your Medical School Personal Statement

By - Apr 19, 14:24 PM   Comments [0]

As spring is upon us, a new crop of aspiring doctors begins their medical school application process! At the heart of your application is your AMCAS Personal Statement, which asks you a simple question: why medicine? During our 15 years of helping hundreds of medical...

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Preparing for Medical School Interviews

By - Apr 19, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

When most people think about medical school interviews, they assume that they’re something they’ll deal with at the very end of the application process. After all, as our consultant at Gurufi know well, applicants first have to complete their MCAT, AMCAS package, personal statement, Work...

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Five Topics to Avoid in Your Medical School Personal Statement

By - Apr 18, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

We’re deep into April, and as medical school applicants begin thinking about their personal statements in earnest, we at Gurufi are putting the final touches on our medical school application video series. Every year, we help scores of applicants earn admission into top medical schools...

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A Minority Student’s Guide to Diversity Essays

By - Apr 10, 08:33 AM   Comments [0]

As a non-minority student, it can feel a bit confusing when it comes time to write a diversity essay. More than that, it can feel like a fraught exercise -almost like a trap- and you don’t want to come across as insensitive or unaware. Thus,...

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A Partner’s Guide to Graduate School (Applications and Beyond!)

By - Apr 9, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

         With spring around the corner, we’re going to be spending the next few weeks producing blogs designed to help people who are just starting their MBA application process with the aim of submitting in Round One this summer. At Gurufi, we help scores of...

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How to Choose the Right Graduate School

By - Apr 5, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Many people who are thinking about advancing their skills or changing their career direction via a graduate degree believe they must attend a “prestigious” grad school – one that is ranked highly in the surveys conducted by U.S. News & World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, and...

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How to Write a Compelling Postbac Admissions Essay

By - Apr 3, 07:10 AM   Comments [0]

One of the most important parts of your application to postbac programs will be your personal statement. This piece of writing allows the admissions committee to get to know you and understand your path to medicine.   Three attributes of a compelling postbac personal statement Three important elements can make...

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Get Accepted to PhD Programs in the Humanities [Episode 568]

By - Mar 26, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Show Summary Here at Accepted, we’re getting more and more inquiries from applicants interested in PhD programs in the humanities. We have a panel of experts today on the show to discuss PhD admissions in the humanities. You’ll hear from Vanessa Febo, Dr. Mary Mahoney, and...

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How to Repurpose Your Personal Statements for Multiple Applications

By - Mar 21, 07:57 AM   Comments [0]

As the flowers bloom and spring arrives, many of you are planning your MBA applications. One of the most common questions I get as an MBA personal statement consultant is whether and how to reuse personal statements. Indeed, applying to business schools is a time-consuming process,...

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Eight Tips for Starting Your MBA Application

By - Mar 20, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

It’s spring, so MBA applicants looking to submit in R1 2024 have begun the process of building their applications. At Gurufi, we’ve helped thousands of applicants earn admission to their dream schools, so we understand not just the process, but the mindset and strategy, needed...

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