Conference and Fair Schedule

9 a.m.12 p.m.
Registration
499N Lobby

9 a.m.
Breakfast
Great Hall

9 a.m.-11:30  a.m.
Information Tables
4th Floor Lobby

  • UC Graduate School 
  • Experienced Based Learning Career Education
  • Academic Writing Center
  • GRE/GMAT/MCAT/LSAT Test
  • Disability Services
  • CAPS Office

10 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Welcome
, UC Graduate School Leadership, Great Hall

  •  Chip Montrose, Dean of the Graduate School
  •  James Mack, Associate Dean of the Graduate School
  •  Yonatan Eyal, Director Graduate Studies

10:30 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
Session 1 EXPLORE

  1. “Non-Traditional” Student Panel, focuses on part time students, graduate certificates, returning adults 400A
  2. “Traditional” Student Panel, focuses on full time master and doctoral students 400B
  3. Assessing Skills and Interests 400C
  4. Choosing a Professional Graduate Career 425
  5. What You Need to Know about Graduate School Opportunities 427

11:15 a.m.– 11:45 a.m.
Lunch 465/Great Hall

  • PowerPoint “Tips for Applying to Graduate School”
12 p.m. -12:45 p.m.
Guest Speaker, Great Hall
  • Suzanne Ortega, President, Council of Graduate Schools

1 p.m. -1:25 p.m.
Session 2 PREPARE

  1. Making your Graduate Application Stand Out 400A
  2. Test Prep GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT 400B
  3. Style of Graduate Writing – Statement of Purpose 400C
  4. Return on Investment 423
  5. Letters of Recommendation 425
  6. Resume/CV Writing 427
  7. Grad Fair, Great Hall 

1:30 p.m. -1:55 p.m.
Session 3 PREPARE

  1. Making your graduate application stand out. 400A
  2. Test Prep GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT 400B
  3. Style of Graduate Writing – Statement of Purpose 400C
  4. Interview Tips 423
  5. Letters of Recommendation 425
  6. Resume/CV Writing 427
  7. Grad Fair, Great Hall

2 p.m.-2:25 p.m.
Session 4 APPLY

  1. Award and Funding Opportunities 400A
  2. UC Financial Aid Office 400B
  3. UC College of Nursing Presentation 400C
  4. UC DAAP – School of Planning Presentation 423
  5. UC College of Medicine Presentation 425
  6. UC College of Arts & Sciences Presentation 427
  7. Grad Fair Great Hall

2:30 p.m.-2:55 p.m.
Session 5 APPLY

  1. Award and Funding Opportunities 400A
  2. UC Financial Aid Office 400B
  3. UC College of Engineering Presentation 400C
  4. UC College Presentation / Applying to UC  423
  5. UC College of Pharmacy Presentation 425
  6. UC College of Business Presentation 427
  7. Grad Fair, Great Hall

3 p.m.-4 p.m.
GRADUATE FAIR,
GREAT HALL