Timeline of Graduate & Professional School Events on Campus
Is Graduate/Professional School for You?
Pursuing a graduate/professional degree involves significant time and effort. Planning ahead is critical. These programs will provide insight into the graduate/professional school process.
Medical/Law/Business/Engineering School — First Year Information Sessions
Thursday, September 6th New Commons
Pre-Law (Room 226) and Pre-Business (Room 211), 3-4 p.m.
Pre-Health (Room 226) and Pre-Engineering (Room 211): 4-5 p.m.
Grad School 101 and Fellowships: The “nuts and bolts” of the graduate school application process including tips on fellowship applications and how to navigate the Graduate School Fair on October 23rd.
Monday, September 10th, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. NC 211
Thursday, September 13th, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. NC 211
Graduate Programs in International Affairs: Open to all students—Shannon Cummings of University of California at San Diego’s School of International Relations (ranked among the top 10 programs) will discuss why to consider getting a Master’s in International Affairs, differences among programs, career options and what admissions officers look for in evaluating applicants’ credentials.
Friday, September 14th, 2:30 – 3:30, NC 211
Writing a Personal Statement for Law School: Open to all students—Pre-Law Advisor Nancy Gibson will discuss how to write an effective personal statement for law school admission.
Wednesday, September 19th, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., NC 201
Writing a Personal Statement for Graduate School: Open to all students –Robert Strong of the English Department and Health Professions Advisor Karen Daigler lead a workshop on writing an effective personal statement for various graduate school programs.
Friday, September 21st, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., NC 211
Mandatory Meeting for Seniors Currently Applying to Law School
Monday, September 24th, 4-5 p.m., Pettengill 127
Jr /Sr Pre-Health Meeting: What you need to know if you plan to apply next June.
Wednesday, October 3rd at noon and Thursday, October 4th at 4:15 p.m., New Commons 211
Graduate and Professional School Fair: Admissions representatives from nearly 100 graduate/professional schools.
Tuesday, October 23rd from 11a.m.-1:30 p.m., Gray Cage
Navigating the LSAC Online Application Process: Seniors are invited to learn the essentials of navigating the online application process for law school.
Monday, October 29th, 7-8 p.m., New Commons 211
Sophomore Pre-Health Meeting: Internships, shadowing, how to enhance your chances for admission.
Wednesday, November 7th at noon and Thursday, November 8th at 4 p.m., New Commons 211
Masters in Public Health – sound interesting?
Meet admissions representatives from Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Columbia and Yale and listen to them describe the similarities and differences between their programs.
Wednesday, November 7th at 7 p.m., New Commons 221.
Is Law School in your Future?
Tuesday, November 27, 7-8 p.m., New Commons 211
Writing a Personal Statement for Medical School: Monday, December 3rd at noon, Coram Library
Wednesday, December 5th, 4 p.m., Coram Library