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We’re closed for Thanksgiving

Just a heads up that the Office of Admissions & Financial Aid is closing early today at 2:00 p.m. EST (UTC -5) in recognition of Thanksgiving and will remain closed until Monday, November 27th. 2017. Please be aware that we will not answer emails or phone calls and will resume normal operations next Monday through…

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What’s in an App: Professional Resume

Written by Kier Joy, MIA ’19 Professional resumes can often confuse SIPA applicants. There’s so many different ways to do a resume: chronological, targeted, functional, and combination. And a quick google search on which one to do for a graduate school application and how to do them best will give you dozens of sites with…

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What’s in an App: Optional Essay

As you sit staring at your computer screen, you glance at the clock, it’s almost 2:30 AM. You have just enough time to finish up your SIPA application, and get some sleep before your 9AM staff meeting. Is it really necessary to complete the optional essay? It has the word OPTIONAL in it after all….

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What’s in an App: Personal Statement

Your SIPA personal statement may initially get only minutes of an admissions officer’s attention. In those few minutes, you will want to show that you are a great pick. Writing an amazing SIPA Personal Statement is probably far more straightforward than you might think. SIPA admissions officers aren’t looking for gimmicks. They’re looking for passionate, motivated,…

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What’s in an App: admissions video essay

The holidays are just around the corner! You know what that means. You have a little under 2 months to apply to our general deadline with SIPA fellowship aid consideration on January 5, 2018. I’m excited to bring a new series to you this month about our application process – What’s in an App. Since…

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