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FAQS: Applying to American Studies Graduate Programs

  • How should I prepare for graduate work in American Studies?
  • What is the best American Studies graduate program for me?
  • Do I need a Masters degree in American Studies before applying to a doctoral program?
  • What makes an effective personal statement?
  • What kind of writing sample should I submit?
  • Who should write my letters of recommendation?
  • How important are the GRE scores?
  • What kind of jobs do graduate students in American Studies get after graduation?



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By Susan Smulyan, Fri, October 18, 2013 - 1:16 pm

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