By now you’ve checked your email and have learned that we released Fall 2017 entry admissions decisions. When you did read your decision, I’m sure you went through a mix of emotions. Good or bad, there are some things our waitlisted candidates and those who weren’t granted admission should know going forward.
For today, I want to give everyone more time to process their decisions...and to celebrate the achievements of those who were admitted. To mark it, here's a look at all of the emotions -- in gif form -- you must have felt when you read your letter.
As a member of the Admissions Committee, I finally have a chance to breathe after long days trapped in conference rooms and even longer evenings and weekends strapped to my home office desk. So I'm spending my "down time" to address some looming questions I get every year, which drills down to "what do your applicants look like? Check out today's blog post for the answer.
The deadlines for Fall 2017 application are almost here and a lot of you are in the process of working on your admission essays. The second essay for this cycle (Fall 2017/Spring 2018) asks applicants to express their views about a policy-related question. This is a mandatory essay and the prompt for this changes every year. So PA Sadia Afreen thought it was a good idea to share her take on this year’s prompt and some advice on how you can approach writing it.
If you are like me and spent some time working before applying to SIPA your writing skills may be a bit rusty. Fear not, we are here to help with your writing woes!
I'm often asked what SIPA looks for in a candidate. If you need some additional application advice, make sure you review our Evaluation Criteria webpage.