All Articles by Ryan Hickey
Ryan Hickey is Managing Editor of both Peterson's & EssayEdge and an expert in many aspects of college, graduate, and professional admissions. A graduate of Yale University, Ryan has worked in various admissions capacities for nearly a decade, including writing test-prep material for the SAT, AP exams, and TOEFL, editing essays and personal statements, and consulting directly with applicants. He enjoys sharing his knowledge to aid others in achieving their educational goals and, when he gets a break, loves hiking and fly fishing with his wife and two border-collie mixes. You can read some of his most recent writing at both the Peterson's blog and EssayEdge blog, where he contributes material regularly.
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