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Participate in three or more sessions during Grad School Prep Weeks to be included in an opportunity drawing for a $200 scholarship.

  Guidelines:

  • Must be a CSUF current student or Alum
  • Attend the Grad School Expo, or any of the Grad School Prep Week Sessions (3 or more) to increase your opportunity of being selected.
  • Ensure you sign in during our events and turn in an evaluation workshop to be included in the opportunity drawing.  
  • A winner will be announced after the Grad School Prep Week Series.

 

 

Monday, October 29, 2018

Funding Graduate  and Professional School      Register Here
10:00 am - 11:15 am, TSU-Alvarado AB
Presented by Wendy Ascencio, Financial Aid

  • Get started early with the basics of funding graduate or professional school. Walk away with a better
    understanding of important terminology and resources. as well as funding opportunities.

Building your Resume/CV for Graduate or Professional School     Register Here
11:30 am - 12:45 pm, TSU-Pavilions A
Presented by Career Center Staff

  • Come learn how to write effective bullet points for your resume as well as how to effectively organize your Resume/CV.

Superheroes Wanted-Future Teachers Apply!  Register Here
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm, TSU Alvarado AB
Presented by: Aimee Nelson

  • Children need positive, caring, capable teachers to inspire them.  Want to influence future generations?  Join the staff from the Center for Careers in Teaching to see how you can inspire the next generation.  

Trans & Non-binary People Grad Panel     Register Here
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm, DIRC-Pollack Library South 180
Hosted by: Chris Datiles, LGBTQRC & Janette L. Hyder, CSUF Career Center

  • Join us for a discussion with trans and non-binary people who have been part of the graduate school journey.  They will share their experience and paths towards their educational and personal goals.

tuesday, OCTOBER 30, 2018  

Got Statement? Writing a Statement of Purpose     Register Here
10:00 am - 11:15 am, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Presented by: Janette L. Hyder, CSUF Career Center

  • This session will help you begin the writing process and give you a step-by-step guide of what to do and what not to do when writing this significant statement.

Graduate School 101: Learn the Basics     Register Here
11:30 am - 12:45 pm, TSU-Ontiveros ABC
Presented by Luis Molina, SOAR/Graduate Studies

  • Learn about what graduate or professional school is about and the benefits of attending, and how graduate or professional school can help you reach your career goals.

Non-Traditional Students: Is Graduate School for me?    Register Here
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, WoMen's Center UH-205
Moderated by: Chalea Forgues, Adult Re-Entry Panel

  • Join us for a discussion with non-traditional students who have chosen graduate school as a path towards their educational and personal goals. Be inspired and realize that it is never too late to fulfill your dreams.

The Road to Success: Experiences of Men of Color in Graduate School     Register Here
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm, DIRC - Pollack Library South 180
Hosted by: Janette L. Hyder, Career Center and Raheesa Legohn, AARC

  • Interested in pursuing a masters or PhD? Attend a presentation where a panel of men of color will share their journey through graduate school. They will discuss the strategies used to navigate through the constructs of familia, identity, and formal schooling. No question is off limits. 

Wednesday, OCTOBER 31, 2018

Graduate School Prep Test Day
Learn which graduate school prep test is better fit for you, and how to best prepare for them.

CSET & CBEST     Register Here
11:00 am –12:15 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Presented by: BTPS Testing

AB 540 & Undocumented Students Achieving Dreams in Graduate School (Panel)    Register Here
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, DIRC - Pollack Library South 180
Moderated by: Janette L. Hyder, Career Center & Martha Zavala Peres, TDRC

  • Learn about resources and opportunities to pursue graduate studies! Also hear from local undocumented students who will share the ins and outs of their graduate school experience and share their strategies for success. Participants will also have the opportunity to participate in the conversation!

The Road to Success: Experiences of Women of Color in Graduate School     Register Here
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm, DIRC-Pollack Library South 180
Hosted by Janette L. Hyder, Career Center & Jacob Chacko, ARPAC

  • Interested in pursuing a masters or PhD? Attend a presentation where a panel of women of color will share their journey through graduate school. They will discuss the strategies used to navigate through the constructs of familia, identity, and formal schooling. No question is off limits.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

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Graduate School Expo    Register Here

10:00 am - 1:00 pm, TSU Pavilions

  • Meet with many graduate and professional school program representatives, learn about their programs, their admissions, application process and deadlines!

Health Professions Panel    Register Here
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, TSU-Tuffree AB
Moderated by Elisabeth Bobadilla, Career Center

  • Come to this panel to learn from admission counselors about the application process and making your application standout among competitive health professions programs.

Law School Fair & Keynote   Register Here
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm, TSU-Pavilions ABC

  • Hear from Keynote Speaker Mitra Ebadolahi, who is an Attorney for the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties.  She is a Border Litigation Project Staff Attorney.  She focuses on identifying, documenting and litigating human and civil rights violations along the U.S. - Mexico Border
    Meet National law school representatives AND learn admissions advice in a new segment called "HOT TIPS FOR APPLICANTS".  Learn about  CSUF’s pre-law activities including the Pre-Law Society, Moot Court Program, Legal Internships and the College Legal Clinic.  

FRIDAY, November 2, 2018

Statement of Purpose Clinic     Register Here
10:00 am – 12:00 pm, LH-210G
Hosted by: Career Center Staff

  • Bring a copy of your statement of purpose draft and receive immediate feedback.


Monday, november 5, 2018

Navigating Graduate School as a 1st Generation College Student     Register Here
10:00 am - 11:15 am, TSU-Alvarado AB
Moderated by: Janette L. Hyder, CSUF Career Center

  • A panel discussion with CSUF alumni and staff. Hear their stories about their experiences- from considering graduate school, to the application process, barriers they overcame, and their strategies for success.

 Building your Resume/CV for Graduate or Professional School     Register Here
11:30 am - 12:45 pm, TSU-Theatre
Presented by Career Center Staff

  • Come learn how to write effective bullet points for your resume as well as how to effectively organize your Resume/CV.

How to be a Competitive Applicant for Health Professions Schools    Register Here
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm, TSU- Alvarado AB
Presented by Presented by: Elisabeth Bobadilla, Career Center

  • Want to go to health professions school but unsure of the process or requirements? Join this workshop to learn about being a prepared and competitive applicant for health profession programs.

tuesday, november 6, 2018

Funding Graduate  and Professional School      Register Here
10:00 am - 11:15 am, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Presented by Wendy Ascencio, Financial Aid

  • Get started early with the basics of funding graduate or professional school admissions. Walk away with a better understanding of important terminology and resources as well as funding opportunities.

Writing a Health Professions Statement of Purpose   Register Here
11:30 am - 1:00 pm, TSU-Ontiveros ABC
Presented by: Elisabeth Bobadilla, Career Center

  • Preparation is key as you begin writing your health professional statement of purpose! This workshop will give you a step-by-step guide of what to do and what not to do when writing this significant statement.

 Applying and Getting Into the Graduate Program of Your Dreams    
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, TSU-Ontiveros ABC
Presented by Patricia E. Literte | Hosted by Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program

  • Where should I apply? What goes into compiling a strong grad school application? How do admissions and departments make decisions about who they will admit? How can I secure funding for graduate school? How do I decide on which grad program to apply?

wednesday, November 7, 2018

Got Statement? Writing a Statement of Purpose     Register Here
10:00 am - 11:15 am, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Presented by: Janette L. Hyder, Career Center

  • This session will help you begin the writing process and give you a step-by-step guide of what to do and what not to do when writing this significant statement.

Graduate School 101: Learn the Basics     Register Here
11:30 am - 12:45 pm, TSU-Theatre
Presented by Janette Hernandez, SOAR/Graduate Studies

  • Learn about what graduate or professional school is about and the benefits of attending, and how graduate or professional school can help you reach your career goals.

Interviewing Strategies for Health Professions Schools     Register Here
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Presented by Elisabeth Bobadilla, Career Center

  • Why do you want to pursue a health profession and why should we accept you into our program? These are questions you need to be prepared to answer and this workshop will discuss tips and strategies on how to prepare and what to expect from the interview process.

Get Recommended: Do's and Don'ts of Requesting Letters of Recommendation for Graduate and Professional School (Panel)

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB     Register Here
Moderated by: Janette L. Hyder, Career Center

  • Come learn the ins and outs of effectively requesting letters of recommendations. 

Thursday, NOVEMBER 8, 2018

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CSUF Graduate Programs Fair     Register Here

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm, TSU Pavilions

  • Meet with many on-campus graduate and professional school program representatives, learn about their programs, their admissions, application process and deadlines!

Graduate School Prep Test Day
Learn which graduate school prep test is better fit for you, and how to best prepare for them.

GRE & GMAT    Register Here
10:00 am –11:15 am, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Presented by: Princeton Review

MCAT     Register Here
11:30 am –12:45 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Presented by: Princeton Review

 CSUF Graduate School Programs Fair    Register Here
1:30 pm –3:30 pm, TSU-Pavilion C

  • Meet with on-campus graduate and professional school program representatives, learn about their programs, their admissions, application process and deadlines!

Law School Forum     Register Here
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Presented by Dr. Rob Castro