To complete your MCORE application, you will need:
1. Applicant information2. Areas of interest (analytical, chem biology, inorganic, materials, organic, physical)3. List of professors you would like to meet and/or work with 4. Contact information for two references5. Three short essays (500-word limit per essay)6. Transcripts
Your references will be sent an email when you submit your application, asking them to submit a letter of recommendation about you. Please make sure the email address you enter is correct, and let your references know in advance to expect this email.
Three short essays are required of all applicants. You can type your essays in the space provided or paste your previously created essays into the appropriate textbox. There is a 500-word limit per essay. The three essay questions are:
1. Why are you interested in attending a chemistry graduate program?2. How will participating in the MCORE program will help you achieve your goals?3. Tell us about any previous research experiences you've had.
Electronic transcripts are required of all applicants. If your school does not offer electronic transcripts, please scan a paper copy and save it as a PDF to upload along with your application. You can only upload one PDF file; the file must not exceed 5 MB. For the purpose of this application, unofficial transcripts are sufficient.