- Updated and official transcripts from all colleges attended should be mailed to the IRT office (address is at the bottom of this page). This includes transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions, community colleges, study abroad programs, and summer coursework.
The following requirements are to be submitted as part of the online application:
- Three academic letters of recommendation (at least two of the letters must be from professors)
- Two essays:
- Essay One: In an essay of no more than 2.5 double-spaced pages, please discuss the following: What graduate degree do you seek? What are your scholarly areas of interest? Describe the workplace you would like to enter upon completion of your graduate program. What are your professional goals for the next 10 years? For applicants interested in pursuing a Ph.D.: When discussing your areas of interest above, please be specific about prior research experience that has prepared you for graduate studies and some of the research questions you plan to engage as a graduate student. Please be sure to also write about relevant theories and scholars.
- Essay Two: In an essay of no more than 1.5 double-spaced pages, discuss the course that has had the greatest impact on your intellectual development, particularly your engagement with theory and primary texts of the course.
Please note that all IRT alumni must submit a new application with all required materials by the application deadline, if they wish to re-apply to IRT this year. There is no abbreviated application or admissions process for IRT alumni.
All applicants: Part I and Part II of the online application and all required supporting materials must be received by the application deadline of APRIL 1, 2013 for consideration.
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