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How To Find an Academic Supervisor in Germany

Published on Jun 22 2010 // How To
The system of doctoral studies in Germany differs from the other country system. Therefore we would like to provide you with some brief information about how to find an academic supervisor for your proposed doctoral thesis in Germany. In Germany you have two generally different ways to undertake doctoral...

MBA Interview Secrets – How to Ace That MBA Interview and Beat Out the Competition

Published on Apr 29 2010 // How To
So you want to get into an MBA program. And not just any old program either but a top notch program. Read on to discover a key strategy that will help you ace that MBA interview and get in. You know it’s going to take some work to get into a top MBA program. And you’re probably focusing on...

How To Give a Good Research Talk

Published on Sep 17 2009 // How To
Great advice from Simon Peyton Jones on how to give a good research talk. Simon Peyton Jones is a researcher at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, England, and a Professor of the Computing Science Department at Glasgow University. Tweet

How to Organize your Thesis

Published on Sep 15 2009 // How To
This note describes how to organize the written thesis which is the central element of your graduate degree. To know how to organize the thesis document, you first have to understand what graduate-level research is all about, so that is covered too. In other words, this note should be helpful when you...

How To Write a Great Research Paper

Published on Sep 12 2009 // How To
Great advice from Simon Peyton Jones at Microsoft Research. Tweet

Scholarship Tips: Australian Leadership Awards

Published on May 06 2009 // How To
At 10 am on 10 September 2007 I started the interview in a room at Four Seasons Hotel in Jakarta, second floor. It was a bit late since the original schedule was 9.45 am. Three interviewers were in the room: two ladies from AusAID and one gentleman from the Australian Embassy for Indonesia. Like other...

How to write a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Published on Apr 24 2009 // How To
The CV (resume, in American English) is meant to introduce you and your background to somebody who does not know you and barely has time to get to know you. It should present you in the best possible light, in a concise and well-structured manner. There are plenty of resume-writing guides out there,...

How To Write a Letter of Intent

Published on Mar 23 2009 // How To
A letter of intent is typically written by a student who is looking to sell himself to an undergraduate college/university, a graduate school, an athletic department at a college/university, or a business that provides an internship. The purpose of the letter of intent is a sales pitch. You are selling...