Application Advice!

Hello reader, I was pretty intimidated by the US graduate school application process.  A personal statement?  A four-hour standardized test?  Three references?  The cost of study?  Wow.  It’s a lot to consider and there are a lot of hurdles to get through in applying.  Attending university in Australia is fairly straightforward in comparison: did your entrance score meet … More Application Advice!

Adopting an American mindset: “no” means try harder (or is it just luck?)

Hello Readers! During the Winter break, I’ve had a chance to visit New York and spend time with friends in Burlington, Vermont (A bit of trivial here: Burlington is the birthplace of John Dewey, the influential philosopher on education! You can visit the home in which he grew up) I’m now taking a short course in … More Adopting an American mindset: “no” means try harder (or is it just luck?)

A ‘Typical’ Day in the International Education Policy Program

Hello reader, It’s starting to get cold over on this side of the world.  Having grown up “down under” in Australia and New Zealand, this will be my first proper Christmas with snow. You may be wondering “What is a typical day in the life of an International Education Policy student?”  And I would reply, … More A ‘Typical’ Day in the International Education Policy Program