Graduate Admissions Essays: Write Your Way into the Graduate School of Your Choice

Advice on and examples of essays for grad school applications. Also, Chapter 1, “Should You Go to Grad School, and How Are You Going to Pay For This?” and Chapter 2, “Choosing a School or Program” are very useful in developing your thought process about applying to grad school. Available through the Harvard Library system.
Donald Asher, Ten Speed Press, 2008.