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Useful Print References

  • 50 successful Ivy league application essays (3rd Ed.)
    (ILC LB2351.52.U6 T36 2015)
  • 65 successful Harvard Business School application essays (2nd Ed.)
    (ILC HF1131 .A135 2009)
  • 100 successful college application essays (3rd Ed.)
    (UC LB2351.52.U6 A17 2013)
  • Admission matters: What students and parents need to know about getting into college (4th Ed.)
    (CUHK e-Book)
  • Brilliant answers to tough interview questions (5th Ed.)
    (CUHK e-Book)
  • Getting into graduate school in the sciences: A step-by-step guide for students
    (CUHK e-Book)
  • GPS for Graduate School: Students Share Their Stories
    (CUHK e-Book)
  • How to go to college on a shoe string: The insider's guide to grants, scholarships, cheap books, fellowships and other financial aid secrets (2nd Ed.)
    (CUHK e-Book)
  • Is Graduate School Really for You?: The Whos, Whats, Hows, and Whys of Pursuing A Master's or Ph.D
    (CUHK e-Book)
  • Why you?: 101 interview questions you'll never fear again
    (NAGE HF5549.5.I6 R44 2017)


  • “Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.”

    Mark Twain

  • “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.”

    Winston Churchill

  • “The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.”

    Mortimer Adler

  • “Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.”

    Vernon Howard

  • “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Be observing constantly. Stay open minded. Be eager to learn and improve.”

    John Wooden

  • “Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.”

    Abigail Adams

  • “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”

    Henry Ford