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Graduate School Week


September 23 - 27, 2019
Students: No pre-registration necessary!
Simply show up to events of interest!

Schedule of Events

Mastering the Graduate School Personal Statement 
Monday, September 23, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center

Many higher education institutions require applicants to submit an application essay, personal statement, or statement of purpose as part of the graduate and professional school application process. During this workshop, you will learn what steps to take to create an outline for your essay, including how to develop a thesis statement. If you have started your essay, bring it with you; otherwise, bring material to take extensive notes. The goals is for participants to walk out of this session with a thorough outline of their personal statement.

Demystifying the Graduate School Application Process
Tuesday, September 24, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center

Join us for an interactive presentation from the University of Minnesota's Graduate School. This session is for all students exploring graduate school (not just students interested in the University of Minnesota). This session will provide tips for finding the best graduate program for you, compare masters to Ph.D. programs, and will also feature practical advice to help you work with your recommendation providers, write personal statements, pay for grad school, learn more about entrance exams and more. Questions will be encouraged. The goal is to ensure you walk away feeling more confident and informed about applying to graduate school.

GRE Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, September 25, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. 
Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center

6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. General GRE information and strategies
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. In-depth GRE strategy information while exploring sample questions

We encourage attendees to stay for the entire 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. session as it will be most beneficial for preparation.


Success on the GRE exam will play a critical role in your acceptance into the graduate program of your choice. Come to an informational session where experienced test preparation instructors will share their knowledge and strategies for achieving great test results. This session is open to anyone considering graduate school, whether you are a current junior or senior, or a past university graduate.  More information at UWRF Test Prep. 

Area Graduate Schools Visiting Campus

Students are encouraged to stop by the tables to learn about graduate program offerings at area schools and ask questions of representatives.

September 23 - 27, 2019

Monday, September 23
Concordia University - St. Paul
Bemidji State University
University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF)
Concordia University Wisconsin

Tuesday, September 24
Palmer College of Chiropractic 
Northwestern Health Sciences University 
St. Catherine University (St. Kate's) 
St. Mary's University of Minnesota 

Wednesday, September 25
Hazelden Betty Ford School of Addiction Studies
UWRF Test Prep
Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education Program at UWRF
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 

Thursday, September 26
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
St. Cloud State University
Bethel University 
University of Wisconsin-Stout 

Friday, September 27
Metropolitan State University 
University of St. Thomas 
Augsburg University 
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 

 

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