Grad School 101
Open to All Students
Is Grad School on the Horizon?
If you are thinking about pursuing graduate education or professional school, now it is time to start narrowing down the possibilities. Grad School 101: Navigating the Application Process is a FREE conference for UMBC students that will guide you through the challenges and put a plan in motion.
Due to space capacity, registration is required. Boxed light fare will also be provided.
Navigating the Application Process
K. Jill Barr, J.D., Associate Vice Provost and Senior Assistant Dean for Graduate Education, UMBC
Are you overwhelmed by the graduate school application process and not certain of where to start? If so, this session will help you understand the basics of applying to graduate programs, from testing to obtaining letters of recommendation.
Personal Statements That Get Attention
Jacqueline King, Ph.D., Associate Director, MARC Program &
Ivanna Abreu, Program Coordinator, Meyerhoff Scholars Program
Drafting a personal statement can be a tricky part of the application process. During this session, you will learn about what schools look for in a statement, and understand the structure of what a personal statement should include. In addition, you will learn the basics of asking for a letter of recommendation.
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