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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.

 

TUESDAY, September 26, 2017
Graduate School Expo    Register Here
10:00 am - 2:00 pm, University Quad

  • Meet with over 120 graduate and professional school program representatives, learn about their programs, their admissions, application process and deadlines!

Law School Fair Register Here
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm, TSU-Pavilions AB

  • Hear from Keynote Speaker Soyeun D. Choi, Esq., a Bay Area attorney specializing in Business and Intellectual Property Law, to learn about her non-traditional pathway to success.  Meet Law School Reps from all across the nation. Familiarize yourself with CSUF’s pre-law activities including the Pre-Law Society, Moot Court Program, Legal Internships and the College Legal Clinic. 

Getting into Competitive Programs: What do Admissions Committees Really Look For?

Graduate School Panel Register Here
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm, TSU-Theatre

Health Professions Panel Register Here
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm, TSU-Ontiveros ABC

Q & A Session/Networking with Panels Register Here
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm, TSU-Theatre & TSU-Ontiveros ABC

WEDNESday, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

Got Statement? Writing a Statement of Purpose     Register Here
10:00 am - 11:15 am, TSU-Tuffree 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.

Funding Graduate School Beyond CSUF     Register Here
11:15 am - 12:15 pm, TSU-Theatre
Presented by Luis Molina

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

How to be a Competitive Applicant for Health Professions Schools    Register Here
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, TSU-TuffreeAB
Presented by Presented by: Elizabeth Munoz

  • Do you 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.

Graduate Student Veterans Who Stare at Goats     Register Here
12:30 pm - 2:00pm, TSU-Theatre
Moderated by: Catherine Ward

  • This workshop will consist of a panel of students veterans who are currently in grad school.  They will share their story, discuss their application process, answer commonly asked questions, and ways to be successful in grad school.  Time will be dedicated to interacting and answering questins with attendees.

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

  • 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.

Building your Resume/CV for Graduate or Professional School     Register Here
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm, TSU-Tuffree AB
Presented by Maria Valdivia-Pellkofer, Career Center

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017  

Funding Graduate School at CSUF      Register Here
10:00 am - 11:00 am, TSU-Pavilion C
Presented by Dominique Isabeau

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

Writing a Health Professions Statement of Purpose   Register Here
11:00 am - 12:30 pm, TSU-Ontiveros ABC
Presented by: Elizabeth Muñoz

  • 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.

Growth, Uncertainity, and My Future: Sustainable Possibilities for Queer & Trans Students of Color  Register Here
1:00pm - 2:30pm, TSU-Pavilion C
Presented by: Chris Datiles

  • What are you seeking?  What's the dream?  What's the life that you want? Join us for this interactive workshop to openly talk about your thoughts and feelings about your future, if graduate school will best serve you and your goals, tools to navigate masters/doctorate programs and applications as queer and trans students of color, and building a community of support outside of your undergraduate instiution.  

The Blacker the Cohort, the Sweeter the KnowledgeL The Black Experience in Graduate School     Register Here
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Humanities Conference Room 219
Presented by: Trimaine Davis

  • The purpose of this workshop is to highlight the lived experience of Black identified students in graduate programs at CSU Fulerton. 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

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, October 2, 2017

Funding Graduate School at CSUF      Register Here
10:00 am - 11:15 am, TSU-Theatre
Presented by Dominique Isabeau

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

Another Route: Post Baccalaureate Program Overview    Register Here
10:00 am - 11:30 am, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Presented by: Michelle Levy

  • What is a Post-baccalaureate Program and is it for you? When should you apply to a Post-baccalaureate Program? Join this workshop to learn about the different types of Post-baccalaureate programs available, how to find different Post-baccalaureate programs and the application process.

Graduate School 101: Learn the Basics     Register Here
11:30 am - 12:30 pm, TSU-Theatre 
Presented by Dr. Katherine Powers, Office of Graduate Studies CSUF

  • 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.

CSUF Graduate School Admissions Process and Funding Opportunites      Register Here
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, TSU-Theatre
Presented by Luis Molina

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

Applying and Getting Into the Graduate Program of Your Dreams     Register Here
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB
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?

Experiences of Latinx in Graduate School     Register Here
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, CRC Titan Shops Room 109
Moderated by: Ricardo Pitones

  • Join us to hear from a panel of Latinxs who are currently in graduate school of have now graduated from various programs.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

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

  • 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.

Funding Graduate School at CSUF      Register Here
11:15 am - 12:15 pm, TSU-Theatre
Presented by Luis Molina

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

Interviewing Strategies for Health Professions Schools     Register Here
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Presented by Michelle Ajemian Levy and Robin Johnson, Western University of Health Sciences

  • 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.

CSUF Graduate School Admissions Process and Funding Opportunites      Register Here
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, TSU-Theatre
Presented by Luis Molina

  • Get started early with the basics of the admissions process and funding opportunities. Walk away with a better
    understanding of important terminology and resources.

MBA Programs - An Admissions Panel Discussion     Register Here
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Moderated by: Maria Valdivia-Pellkofer

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

The Road to Success: Experiences of Women of Color in Graduate School     Register Here
4:15 pm - 6:45 pm, CRC Titan Shops Room 109
Moderated by: Dr. Maria Matza

  • Janette L. Hyder
  • Rosalina Camacho
  • Denice Velez

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.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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

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

CSET     Register Here
10:00 am –11:00 am, TSU-Tuffree AB
Presented by: BTPS Testing

GRE vs GMAT     Register Here
11:15 am –12:15 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Presented by: Princeton

CBEST     Register Here
11:15 am –12:15 pm, TSU- Tuffree AB
Presented by: BTPS Testing

MCAT     Register Here
12:15 pm –1:15 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB 
Presented by: Princeton

Get Recommended: Do's and Don'ts of Requesting Letters of Recommendation for Graduate and Professional School
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB     Register Here
Moderated by: Janette L. Hyder

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

The Road to Success: Experiences of Men of Color in Graduate School     Register Here
4:15 pm - 6:45 pm, CRC Titan Shops Room 109
Moderated by: Dr. Vincent Harris

  • Dr. George Lopez, Principal, Washington Middle School

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. 

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Graduate School 101: Learn the Basics     Register Here
10:00 am - 11:00 am, TSU-Ontiveros AB
Presented by Dr. Katherine Powers, Office of Graduate Studies CSUF

  • 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.

Building Your Own Resume    Register Here
11:15 am - 12:15 pm, TSU-Ontiveros AB
Presented by Michelle Levy

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

Achieving Dreams the Undocumented Way: Graduate School Informational Sessions & Panel    Register Here
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, PLN-203-TDRC
Moderated by: Janette L. Hyder & Henoc Preciado

  • 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!

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

Superheroes Wanted-Future Teachers Apply!  Register Here
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm, TSU-Ontiveros 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.  

Navigating Graduate School as a 1st Generation College Student     Register Here
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm, TSU-Hetebrink 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.

Balancing Your Time: Work & Graduate School     Register Here
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, TSU-Hetebrink AB
Moderated by: Justin Lising

  • How to balance a job while attending a graduate school?  Panelists will explore and share their experiences with grad school while balancing work and life duties.  Come share your own experiences!

 

Friday, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

Statement of Purpose Clinic   Register Here
10:00 am – 11:30 am, LH-210G
Hosted by: Career Center Staff

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