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Graduate school prep seminar slated Feb. 25

January 31, 2012

Graduate School Preparation Seminar posterNorthern Illinois University will offer a graduate school preparation seminar Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Yordon Center.

This seminar is free and open to all undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate degrees.

Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. The seminar will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This seminar is packed full of valuable information regarding types of graduate school programs, building a graduate profile, admission requirements, financial aid options and more.

This event is supported across campus departments.

Several speakers and resources will be available for students to use when applying for graduate school programs. Bradley G. Bond, dean of NIU’s Graduate School, will kick off of the seminar by discussing the importance of finding the right graduate school fit.

Representatives from the major fields of graduate study will be joined by current graduate students to discuss what it takes to make it into highly competitive programs.

A variety of resources available on campus for students, including the Writing Center, Career Services, University Honors Program and the Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning, also will be represented earlier in the day.

Registration is required, and lunch will be provided to those who register by Thursday, Feb. 23.

Students can register online or by contacting Valerie Berg at [email protected].