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.

Graduate Admissions: Choosing a Recommender

Recommendations play a big role in the graduate school application process. Don't underestimate their importance or choose the wrong recommender - find out how to make the most of them in this article!

By Ryan Hickey updated on October 17, 2013

3 Great Science and Math Graduate Schools

Love science and math? Check out these three schools with great programs that you should know about!

By Ryan Hickey updated on September 30, 2013

Beyond Becoming a Doctor: Alternative Ways to Study and Work in Healthcare

Interested in science and medicine but don't want to go to medical school? There are other ways to build a successful and fulfilling career in a related field. Learn what you can do to prepare for and find just such a job!

By Ryan Hickey updated on September 30, 2013
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