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Documents to be Submitted
 
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Transcripts
Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate courses completed.
 
 
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GRE Scores
Official report of GRE scores (verbal, quantitative, analytical writing).
 
 
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TOEFL score (non-English speaking international students)
 
 
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Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation, two of which should be from those familiar with the applicant's academic performance and promise.
 
 
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Personal Statement
The Personal Statement should demonstrate (1) the basis for the applicant's interest in coastal resources management; (2) how the CRM program will contribute to the applicant's long-term career aspirations; (3) what the applicant can contribute to the program and fellow students; and (4) a clear indication that the applicant recognizes the sustained personal commitment required for successful completion of the doctorate, including the two-year residency requirement; (5) a preliminary indication of the likely area of concentration and complementary areas; and (6) an explicit statement of whether funding is requested or not. (This Personal Statement may substitute for that required by the Graduate School.)
 
 
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Resume or Curriculum Vitae
 
 
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Writing Sample
Examples or excerpts from formal papers or published articles that demonstrate the applicant's writing and analytical skills.