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China-Africa mini-course at the Hopkins Nanjing Center

By | 2018-11-19T21:00:07+00:00 November 19th, 2018|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

Student blogger Hope Parker reflects her experience participating in the China-Africa mini-course held at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in October. The mini-course was a bilingual course taught by Professor Joshua Eisenman from University of Texas at Aust...

2019 Admissions Guideline: Standardized Tests

By | 2018-11-15T21:47:21+00:00 November 15th, 2018|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

As you are getting your application together, I'm sure you are thinking a lot about the standardized tests and language competency exams. We get a lot of questions about them, so I want to demystify them for you.Who's required to submit ...

2019 Admissions Guideline: Analytical Essay

By | 2018-11-14T15:17:34+00:00 November 14th, 2018|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

The Analytical Essay topic is, to put it bluntly, pretty vague:Discuss an issue of national or international importance and its concern to you.Not surprisingly, we get a lot of questions about this: topic, format, word limit, etc. Here are some answers...

Hopkins-Nanjing Center Student Band

By | 2018-11-13T16:00:02+00:00 November 13th, 2018|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

Student blogger Sam Olson, Master of Arts in International Studies ’20, introduces the student band and discusses how it adds to the student experience and the Hopkins-Nanjing Center’s mission. Band playing at the Mid -Autumn Festival barbequeOuts...

2019 Admissions Guideline: Transcripts

By | 2018-11-12T20:53:07+00:00 November 12th, 2018|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

We get a lot of questions in the Admissions Office about transcripts: where to send them, what formats we accept, if we require translations and/or evaluations, etc. Here are some answers to those questions.What does “official transcripts” mean?An offi...

2019 Admissions Guideline: Statement of Purpose

By | 2018-11-08T23:23:32+00:00 November 8th, 2018|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

The Statement of Purpose essay (sometimes also referred to as the Personal Statement) is an integral piece of your application. I like to think of the Statement of Purpose as the keystone of an application - when executed well, it pulls all those piece...

Comparing the Master of Arts in International Studies and the HNC Certificate + Johns Hopkins SAIS MA

By | 2018-11-07T17:00:04+00:00 November 7th, 2018|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

We hear from many students that they are debating between applying for the Master of Arts in International Studies (MAIS) or the HNC Certificate + Johns Hopkins SAIS MA. Both will prepare you for the next steps in your career, but there are significant...

2019 Admissions Guideline: Work Experience

By | 2018-11-06T16:31:54+00:00 November 6th, 2018|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

Most of our students coming into Johns Hopkins SAIS enter with at least 1-2 years of work experience. We often get questions about how much work experience is needed to apply. Let me break it down for you based on some of the most frequently asked ques...

2019 Admissions Guideline: Letters of Recommendation

By | 2018-11-05T15:24:17+00:00 November 5th, 2018|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

Here are some helpful answers to FAQs about letters of recommendation. Make sure you get a head start on these!How many letters of recommendation do I need?The Johns Hopkins SAIS application process requires two (2) letters of recommendation, but you c...

The Marielle Franco Fellowship Fund

By | 2018-11-01T16:15:18+00:00 November 1st, 2018|APSIA Member Blog Posts|

Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Latin American Studies Program (LASP) is delighted to announce the establishment of a newly-endowed fellowship fund.  The work of Brazilian politician, feminist, and human ri...