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New York Advisors Designated Public and International Service Advisors

By | 2019-08-23T20:27:09+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs partnered with APSIA to host a Public and International Service Advisor (PISA) Workshop for 28 [...]

The 2019 Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJWBGSP) opens on March 7th

By | 2019-01-31T20:24:57+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Mark your calendars for the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJWBGSP), which will be taking applications from March 7 to April 11, 2019. A JJWBGSP scholarship provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, health in...

Student Spotlight – Ryan Pensyl, MPA/MA IR dual degree student

By | 2018-12-12T21:57:58+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Ryan Pensyl Master of Public Administration (MPA) Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR) Academic and Professional Background I am originally from Shamokin, Pennsylvania and graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point where I major...

Fall 2018 News and Notes – Post #18

By | 2018-11-26T13:22:29+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Here is more information regarding some frequent inquiries we have been receiving as we approach the December 3 Master’s programs admission application deadline. As noted in a previous entry, once an applicant has filled in all the parts of the online ...

Continuing the countdown to our December 1 application deadline with an opinion piece from the Executive Director of APSIA, an organization of professional schools of international affairs – WWS is an active participating member!

By | 2018-11-03T00:21:06+00:00 November 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Continuing the countdown to our December 1 application deadline with an opinion piece from the Executive Director of APSIA, an organization of professional schools of international affairs - WWS is an active participating member!Nov 2, 2018We are finis...

The benefits of a clean resumé

By | 2018-10-31T16:32:26+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Throughout this blog's history, Jessica has provided a lot of insight and helpful advice for preparing various pieces of your Fletcher application, all of which remains relevant. At the risk of further flattening well-trodden territory, I'll offer some thoughts during the coming weeks on things for applicants to keep in mind as they prepare individual portions of the application (and I'll here remind readers that the deadline for Early Notification applications is November 15). Today, a few words about resumés.

#ElliottProud: Santiago Luna

By | 2018-10-25T18:00:30+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Santiago Luna was a Slim Scholarship recipient and graduated with a Master’s degree in Global Communication from the Elliott School in May 2017. Since graduating, he has been a LEAN startup methodology professor at the University of Guadalajara’s school of management and helped 5 projects and businesses including EcoCredit, a nascent loan-management Software; Ahwaa.org, the largest LGBT+ …

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2018 Previous Application Review Notes – Post #7

By | 2018-10-11T12:35:02+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

When reviewing essays and other parts of applications from the past, many thoughts come to mind from all of the years I have been reading applications. I thought about some of the things I recommend not doing in essay responses and composed the followi...

4 Tips to Ace the GRE

By | 2018-10-03T18:20:46+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Julia Chung is born and raised in New Jersey, but hopes to be considered an honorary New Yorker. She is a second year MPA student concentrating in Urban and Social Policy and specializing in Technology, Media, and Communications. After graduating from ...

Kristen and I chat about our news

By | 2018-08-30T15:24:43+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Friday's post described all the changes coming to the Admissions team. (SO MANY changes after so many years of little movement!) In preparation for moving along, Kristen and I chatted about what's ahead for each of us. We've never been shy about keeping ourselves/each other entertained at work, so we opened up a shared document and started sharing. JD: A year ago, we never would have predicted it, but here we are -- both of us planning a transition from Fletcher Admissions. In your case, you’re not going too far. Would you like to describe the work that will soon be taking up your days full-time?