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Interested in grad school? These events will help you put your best foot forward.

Students, alumni invited to Graduate School Series

Are you interested in or considering graduate school? The Illinois State University Career Center is hosting the Graduate School Series to assist students and alumni who are considering or planning on attending graduate school.

The workshops provided will assist students with the admission application and testing process. The Graduate School Series provides insight into what one should consider when looking into graduate school, as well as tips for taking the GRE (Graduate Record Exam). Workshop sessions include:

  • January  27: Considering and Financing Graduate School
  • February 3: Graduate School Admissions Secrets
  • February 10: Introduction to the GRE
  • February 17: GRE Test Taking Strategies from Kaplan
  • February 24: Tips from Kaplan on Applying to Graduate Schools and Writing a Personal Statement

Most sessions are held at the Career Center in 110P Student Services Building. Participants can choose to attend an individual session or all five of them.

“One of the goals of Illinois State’s Career Center is to assist students with their career and educational goals,” said Maureen Roach, Career Center senior assistant director for Programming and Events. “The Graduate School Series educates students about graduate school so they have what they need to make a well-informed decision about additional learning and if graduate school is for them. Students can also visit the Career Center for additional advice and support from a professional career advisor anytime during their decision process.

“After all, when students consider graduate school they’re not just making an educational choice, they’re making a significant investment in their future. And we’re here to help,” Roach added.

For more information or special accommodations, please contact the Career Center at (309) 438-2200.