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What Matters Most On a Grad School Application?

What Matters Most On a Grad School Application?

As part of the Daniels graduate admissions team for more than five years, Luke Parrott, director of graduate admissions, has evaluated a broad spectrum of applications. Although conventional wisdom—and so-called online experts—point to a pristine GPA and an image of...

Top 5 Tips for Writing an Admissions Essay That Gets You In

Top 5 Tips for Writing an Admissions Essay That Gets You In

Writing graduate school application essays can certainly feel like a daunting task, but these essays give the admissions committee a chance to get to know the person behind the GPA and resume. Though we encourage you to put time and effort into your essays, know that...

What Studying the Volatility Index Tells Us

What Studying the Volatility Index Tells Us

Peter Lung is the Denver Clearing House Endowed Chair in the Reiman School of Finance. For more than 18 years, he has studied the volatility index (VIX), which uses the S&P 500 to measure whether the financial market is calm or nervous. Also known as a “fear...