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Prepare for the rigors of studying at the world’s foremost global public policy school by learning more about what the Admissions Committee values in candidates, the application process, what our current students are like, and more.
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Find out more about the next steps at SIPA as a newly admitted MIA, MPA, or MPA-DP student.
I noticed when I came to SIPA that it is even more of a fit for me than I expected.
Yifan Li MPA ’22
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