"My English degree is the foundation of my career. If you can write, you can do anything."
~ Jimmy Daly
"My professors taught me how to think creatively, read analytically and write persuasively. "
~ Michael A. Iannucci
"My studies provided a solid background in literature and honed my critical skills for my own writing."
~ Catherine Carter
"I made lifelong friends and I got my butt kicked intellectually. I’m eternally grateful for both."
~ Alexander Long
"The friendship and support of my mentors helped me to grow tremendously as a writer."
~ Erinn Batykefer
"I became an Assistant Editor in less than two years with my English degree."
~ Rachel A. Gearhart
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~ Mary Akhimien
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~ Brian Byrd
"An education in the humanities helps to render the world into a language that is profound, mysterious & complex."
~ Rachel Eliza Griffiths
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~ Wallace McKelvey
"My job demands perfection when it comes to grammar, accuracy and objectivity, and it needs to happen fast."
~ Matt O'Donnell
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~ Sara Linton
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~ Kelly Emery
"Taking a variety of English courses allowed me to master and teach the modes of discourse to my own students."
~ Danielle Allen
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~ Melissa Paparozzi
The University of Delaware Graduate Admissions Application is available
exclusively online at http://grad.udel.edu/apply/ Paper applications are no longer accepted. All application materials (the
application form, the $75 application fee, official copies of GRE scores,
transcripts from other institutions, a writing sample, a statement of objectives
and interests, and three letters of recommendation) must be submitted online.
Begin the application process by visiting the How to Apply
webpage of the Office of Graduate & Professional Education. To ensure that all your
application materials are received, consider using our Graduate
Application Checklist as the deadline approaches. The system will
not submit an application for consideration until all requisite documents and
information have been uploaded. It is the prospective student's responsibility
to make sure that the application is complete by January 1 (for those seeking
admission with full funding) or May 1 (for those seeking admission without
funding) but the English Graduate Admissions committee will typically review all completed applications up until January 31st. Students are admitted into the English graduate program for the fall
semester only.Applicants who seek full funding will typically be notified of the
English Graduate Committee's decision sometime in March. Students must accept
the offer of admission no later than April 15. General questions about
the application process may be sent to Aundrea Young, Academic
Support Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Specific queries about the MA/PhD program curricula
and expectations may be directed to Ed Larkin, Director of Graduate Studies,
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