By Donald Martin, Author of Road Map for Graduate Study
- Rude or arrogant behavior
- Too much contact
- Not following directions
- Sending wrong or non-proofed information (essays, recommendations, etc.)
- Asking questions you could answer for yourself
- Leaving something completely unaddressed, or making excuses when addressing it
For 7 ways to get positively noticed as an applicant, 7 deadly sins for applicants, responding to the notification decision, and much more, go to Dr. Martin’s website and review his book Road Map for Graduate Study: A Guide for Prospective Graduate Students. The website address is www.gradschoolroadmap.com.