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  1. Here are some rankings. You could probably get a letter of rec from any professor/lecturer with whom you have a good relationship, even if you don't take the course at an Ivy League. I also had been out of undergrad for some time (and went to a large public university where I only had solid relationships with a few professors, as opposed to grad students or TA's) so I got one of my letters of rec from a lecturer I had for continuing ed course I took. It may be more beneficial to take the class in person if you are looking to develop a closer relationship with the instructor. Hope that helps.
  2. HGSE 2017

    Hi all, I went to the HGSE Admit Day today and thought it was great. Definitely sure I'm attending now. I'm happy to share details with anyone who was unable to attend over PM!
  3. Penn GSE

    Yes- same decision as you and midmarsh. What are you both thinking?
  4. Teacher's College 2017 Entry

    There isn't a formal letter but it includes info. about the visit days, financial aid, a welcome message, etc. Hope that helps!
  5. Teacher's College 2017 Entry

    I applied to IED.
  6. Teacher's College 2017 Entry

  7. Teacher's College 2017 Entry

    For everyone waiting for IED/ICE, the admitted students portal seems to be working now.
  8. Teacher's College 2017 Entry

  9. HGSE 2017

    Congrats to everyone accepted!! I was also admitted to IEP!
  10. Penn GSE

    Thank you! Sending hopeful thoughts your way!
  11. Penn GSE

    I submitted my application at the end of December- maybe the 30th or the 31st. I'm assuming the acceptances come in at all different times, as they have rolling admissions.
  12. Penn GSE

    I was accepted to Penn's IEDP-M today. Anyone else?
  13. Peabody Vanderbilt Fall 2017

    I was accepted to the IEPM program today! Any one else out there who applied for IEPM?
  14. HGSE 2017

    I received the same. I applied for IEP.
  15. HGSE 2016

    To attempt to answer your questions: 1. I wrote activities that wouldn't be considered employment but are still relevant to education and the program to which I am applying (IEP)- volunteer ESL instructor, internship at a homeless shelter, member of community service sorority in college, current membership in a edtech professional development cohort. I am not sure about including sports. It may be interesting to add if it is still an important part of who you are. 2. I am also a teacher and did not drastically change my resume but focused most on parts that were relevant to international ed. and included presentations and research (don't know if this was necessary, as there was space for this on another part of the application). I'm not sure how helpful this is but it's something. Good luck finishing up your application!