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Benefits From Applying

Survey Findings

From a survey conducted by the Truman Foundation:

All Finalists reported one or more substantial benefits from the application process, the most frequently mentioned being that the process:

Clarified my career goals and objectives [81%]
Better understanding of my policy topic [75%]
Began serious planning for graduate school [64%]
Became more aware of my values and interests [63%]

Truman Faculty Representatives' perceptions of the benefits to candidates from applying:

Clarified their career goals and objectives [96%]
Became more aware of their values and interests [80%]
Improved their writing and presentation skills [74%]
Improved their verbal and interview skills [69%]
Gained confidence to apply to selective grad schools [63%]
Became stronger candidates for other applications [58%]