Useful Books & Websites

Useful Books

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The titles below are available in the study room of the Fulbright Educational Advising Center in Bucharest:

Admissions, Financial Aid, and Statement of Purpose

If You Want to Study in the United States, Booklet 2, Graduate and Professional Study and Research, published by the U.S. Department of State, Educational Information and Resources Branch

Graduate School: Winning Strategies for Getting In With or Without Excellent Grades, by Dave G. Mumby, published by Proto Press Publications Poza 4.34

Getting What You Came For: The Smart Student’s Guide to Earning a Master’s or PhD, by Robert L. Peters, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

The PhD Process: A Student’s Guide to Graduate School in the Sciences, by Dale F. Bloom, Jonathan D. Karp, and Nicholas Cohen, published by Oxford University Press
Poza 4.35Complete Guide to Graduate School Admission: Psychology, Counseling and Related Professions, by Patricia Keith-Spiegel and Michael W. Wiederman, published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
Game Plan for Getting into Graduate School, by Marion B. Castelluci, published by Peterson’s
Getting In: A Step-by-Step Plan for Gaining Admission to Graduate School in Psychology, published by the American Psychological AssociationMBA Admissions
Applying to a Top MBA Program, by Lara Letteau and Bryan Gross, no publisher mentioned

Game Plan for Getting into Business School, by Michele F. Kornegay, published by Peterson’s

Getting the MBA Admission Edge, by Alan Mendoca and Matt Symonds, published by The MBA Site Ltd

How to Get into the Top MBA Programs, by Richard Montauk, published by Prentice Hall

Marketing Yourself to the Top Business Schools, by Phil and Carol Carpenter, published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Which MBA?, by George Bickerstaffe, published by Pearson Education Limited

88 Great MBA Application Tips and Strategies, by Brandon Royal, published by Pearson-Prentice Hall

Essay writing

Poza 4.36Graduate Admissions Essays: Write Your Way into the Graduate School of Your Choice, by Donald Asher, published by Ten Speed Press 

Perfect Personal Statements: Successful Application Essays from Students at America’s Top Graduate and Professional Schools by Mark Alan Stewart, published by ARCO-Thomson Learning
Great Application Essays for Business School, by Paul Bodine, published by McGraw-Hill
How to Write a Winning Personal Statement for Graduate and Professional School, by Richard J. Stelzer, published by Peterson’s

Useful Websites

General information on U.S. graduate study:

Graduate program search and guidance for the application process:

Essay writing:

Letters of recommendation:

Funding opportunities:

Financial aid section on   

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ROMSTUDYABROAD: (Yahoo group for Romanian students who are studying or planning to study abroad)

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