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Options for graduate school

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Workshop i developed for college students performing at Graduate levels

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Options for graduate school

  1. 1. The University Center for Academic Excellence <br />and <br />The Graduate School<br />Present: <br /> “Understanding Options for Graduate School”<br />
  2. 2. Thank you for coming!<br />Who am I?<br />Who are you?<br />
  3. 3. Why do you want to go to Graduate School?<br />Why are you here?<br />20 reasons to go to grad school<br />UNCC information sessions<br />
  4. 4. Deciding on a School <br />Location<br />Program<br />Can be found on school websites<br />Contact program director<br />Research/ Faculty<br />Look at program newsletters <br />Email current students<br />
  5. 5. Grad school Preparation<br />Establish a timeline<br />Applications first semester senior year<br />Letters of recommendation, cover letter and GRE requirements will be specified by your program (include these things when making your timeline) <br />Develop your resume<br />Consult the University Career Center<br />
  6. 6. Things to Remember <br />Your choice should be driven by the passion for your future career<br />You do not necessarily have to apply; these are just options<br />It’s all about finding the “right fit”<br />
  7. 7. Questions and Answers<br />For more information on GRE, see me after the workshop<br />I will answer some questions about the types of assistantships offered<br />
  8. 8. GRE- Graduate Records Exam<br />A good score is essential<br />http://www.ets.org/gre/<br />www.princetonreview.com<br />Study Study Study<br />
  9. 9. Contact information<br />The University Center for<br />Academic Excellence<br /><ul><li>Fretwell 330
  10. 10. 704-687-2162
  11. 11. Cedwar80@uncc.edu
  12. 12. Office Hours
  13. 13. Monday and Wednesday
  14. 14. 12pm-5pm</li></ul>The Graduate School<br /><ul><li>210 Cato Hall
  15. 15. 704-687-5503
  16. 16. gradadm@uncc.edu
  17. 17. Counseling Hours
  18. 18. Tuesdays 11am-1pm
  19. 19. Thursdays 2pm-4pm</li>

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