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Prepare for Graduate School in the Biological Sciences Event

Start your preparation for graduate school in the biological sciences this fall! Register today on APLUS for this event on October 9 to help you learn about the qualities of a strong graduate school applicant and hear advice on how to strengthen your application materials.

Event details

October 9
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Room 303, Coffman Memorial Union

Sessions

Application Process Overview: 10 – 10:30 a.m.
Dr. Jon Gottesman, the Director of the Office of Biomedical Graduate Research, will present on the application process and basics of pursuing a graduate degree in the biological sciences.

Think Like a Committee Member: 10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Review candidate’s personal statements and choose which one you would want to interview. By putting yourself in the admission’s chair you’ll learn what to include in your own statement.

Lunch:  12 - 1 p.m.
Have lunch while connecting with other students pursuing graduate school as well as faculty who can provide insight into their decision to pursue graduate education.

If you cannot participate for the whole day, we still welcome you to join us for the sessions you can attend. Sign-in starts at 9:30.  Questions? E-mail Career Coach Rebecca Dordel at dordel@umn.edu