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Cientifico Latino Guides

What are they? How do I apply?

Written 2020 by Yessica Santana

Everything you need to know to start applying to STEM graduate school programs.

 

Written in 2020 by George Iskander

What is it and how to write one?

Written 2017 by Marisa Rubio, PhD

 

STEM Graduate School Personal Statements

Biochemistry

Sample #1
Written in 2012 - Yale University Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology Ph.D. program

GEOLOGY

Sample #1

Written in 2019 - Missouri University Geology and Geophysics Masters program

PSYCHOLOGY

Sample #1
Written in 2016 - Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program

BIOSCIENCES

Sample #1
Written in 2016 - Rockefeller University Biosciences Ph.D. program

Sample #2 

Written in 2017 - Georgia Tech Quantitative Biosciences Ph.D. program

PUBLIC HEALTH

Sample #1
Written in 2019 - University of  Louisville MPH

Sample #1
Written in 2019 - Yale University Microbiology Ph.D. program

CELL BIOLOGY

Sample #1
Written in 2015 - Yale University Molecular, Cell Biology, Genetics Ph.D. program

Sample #2
Written in 2016- Yale University Molecular, Cell Biology, Genetics Ph.D. program

 

Sample #3, Research Statement
Written in 2018 - UChicago Development, Regeneration and Stem Cell Biology Ph.D. program

DIVERSITY STATEMENT

Sample #1

Written in 2019 - Emory University Neuroscience Ph.D. program

NEUROSCIENCE

Sample #1Breakdown
Written in 2013 - Georgetown Neuroscience Ph.D. program

MICROBIOLOGY

 

STEM Summer Research Program Statements

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Sample #1
Written by Kenyon College undergraduate 

Sample #2

Written by Yale University undergraduate

 

Sample #3

Written by Yale University undergraduate

ASTROPHYSICS

Sample #1
Written by Yale University undergraduate

 

Sample Graduate School Application CVs

Sample #1
Written in 2012 - Yale University Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology Ph.D. program

Sample #2
Written in 2016 - Rockefeller University Biosciences Ph.D. program

 

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Personal Statements

Sample #1
Written in 2015 - Yale University Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology Ph.D. program

Sample #2

Written in 2017 - Yale University Molecular, Cell Biology, Genetics Ph.D. program

Sample #3

Written in 2015 - Yale University Neuroscience Ph.D. program

Sample #4

Written in 2014- Yale University Neuroscience Ph.D. program

Sample #5

Written in 2019 - Yale University Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology Ph.D. program

Research PROPOSAL

Biochemistry Sample #1
Written in 2014 - Yale University Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology Ph.D. program

Biochemistry Sample #2

Written in 2017- UC Berkeley Molecular and Cell Biology Ph.D. program

Biochemistry Sample #3

Written in 2019 - Yale University Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology Ph.D. program

Bioinformatics Sample #1

Written in 2014 - Yale University Bioinformatics Ph.D. program

Chemistry Sample #1

Written in 2015 - Yale University Chemistry Ph.D. program

Neuroscience Sample #1

Written in 2014 - Yale University Neuroscience Ph.D. program

Physiology Sample #1

Written in 2017 - Yale University Molecular, Cell Biology, Genetics Ph.D. program

Social Sciences Sample #1

 

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship For New Americans

NEW AMERICAN ESSAY

Sample #1
Written in 2014 - Yale University Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology Ph.D. program

Sample #2

Written in 2014- Stanford University Genetics MD/Ph.D. program

CAREER ESSAY

PhD student (STEM) Sample #1
Written in 2014- Yale University Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology Ph.D. program

MD/PhD Sample #1

Written in 2014 - Stanford University Genetics MD/Ph.D. program

MD/PhD Sample #2

Written in 2014- UChicago Biophysical MD/Ph.D. program

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