applicant adviser servicosGrad School Application Success Stories

Why we do what we do – from the founder

Applicant Adviser began quite accidentally. My wife is Brazilian, and her younger sister sought me out while applying to some of the top Master’s of Law (LLM) programs in the United States. My sister-in-law’s English was good and she had some sense of what should be included in personal statements and essays and what should not. But it was a far cry from what it would take to get into the best schools.When she sent me her written materials, I started correcting and enhancing the English, leaving everything clear in track changes so she could learn from her mistakes and my edits. I often commented on the corrections to teach her about the basic rules of formal written work (like…
Ana
June 24, 2019
Tips For Applying To Graduate School

Graduate Studies: Are They Worth It?

The economy and world are changing. We all know robots will take our jobs and government will provide guaranteed incomes…but perhaps not just yet. In the meantime, everyone owes it to themselves to obtain that special knowledge or those special skills that will translate into higher wages and lower probabilities of unemployment or underemployment (a term worth Googling). But is graduate school still the best route? Some believe that education is undergoing a Reformation of sorts, and that university education is increasingly irrelevant. The numbers, however, tell a different story. In the United States, graduate education in the form of a professional degree, master’s or doctorate will earn you 15% more on average than a bachelor’s degree will. In Brazil,…
Ana
February 24, 2019
Tips For Applying To Graduate School

Invest in your English!

Imagine that you score well on the TOEFL, but your written English is simply incommensurate with your ambitions. You want to go to Yale or Harvard, but your English is far below Yale or Harvard caliber. Nevertheless, imagine that we help you obtain admission. What happens when it comes time to hand in written work… at Harvard?
Ana
April 10, 2017