CHSS Grad School Series

CHSS Grad School Series

Each fall, CHSS and University Career Services hosts CHSS Grad School Series - presentations and panels to help you explore your opportunities in graduate studies. You do not need to attend all events in the series.

Considering Grad School? The Why, How and If

Join University Career Services for an interactive workshop where you can explore answers to your questions about attending grad school, including:

  • What do I need to consider before applying?
  • Where can I find information about possible programs?
  • Where can I find financial assistance? What are some resources that can help me prepare? 

Telling Your Story with Personal Statements and Letters of Recommendation

Engage with admissions officers and tell them your story with compelling personal essays and letters of recommendation. Demonstrate to graduate programs that you are a good fit for their program, and will contribute something to the field. In this interactive workshop you will find answers to questions like: 

  • How important is the personal statement?
  • What's the difference between a personal statements and a statement of purpose?
  • Who/how do I ask for letters of recommendation?

Admissions Confidential (Becoming a Well-Rounded Applicant)

Meet with Admissions officers and get the real deal on what blows them away in an applicant. Hear from the source what skills, knowledge, and experiences make a difference in your application.

Understanding the BAM (Bachelor's to Accelerated Masters)

If you are curious about the BAM (Bachelor's to Accelerated Masters) option for graduate study, attend this panel discussion to learn more. Speak with students who have gone through the process, professors teaching at this level, and many of our BAM Program Coordinators. Panelists will provide recommendations and answer your questions about this option, including:

  • What is a BAM, anyway?
  • How do I know if this option is right for me?
  • How is a BAM different from a traditional graduate program?
  • How can I succeed in a BAM?  

For more information, contact Rachel Lindsey