Graduate School Application Clinic: Meeting the Deadline

As application deadlines for graduate school programs approach, you are probably wondering how to make your application package the most outstanding to get into your top graduate program choices. Besides completing the personal statements, filling out applications, and searching for funding, you are also trying to figure out how to navigate graduate school as an undocumented student. To ease the stress of this process, we invite you to join us for a graduate school application clinic particularly designed for the undocumented student population. We will cover the nuts and bolts of the graduate school application process and also provide a space in which you can interact with fellow students embarking on a similar journey! Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Below you will find an application for this event titled: Graduate School Application Clinic: Meeting the Deadline. This one-day event will take place on Saturday, October 1st, 2011, from 9:00am - 4:00pm at the UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View St., Los Angeles, CA. 90057. The program will include: * Making an educated selection on graduate programs * Developing a powerful personal statement * Accessing financial resources * Obtaining powerful letters of recommendation and more.... Participants will hear from professionals and scholars on their own experiences as well as on what admissions officials look for in student applications. Furthermore, a one-on-one Personal Statement session with current graduate students and recent graduates will be available in order to polish and create a powerful statement. Applicants for this program are expected to submit a personal statement rough draft in order to be considered for participation. The statement could be in its initial/brainstorm stages (bullet points accepted). Applications to participate in this Clinic are now open. Deadline to apply is Friday, September 23rd, 2011. Participants will be selected and notified by Monday, September 26th, 2011. Please submit your personal statement rough draft at the following email address: graddstudentorganization@gmail.com. We are asking students to submit these drafts so we can review them and provide feedback to improve this key part of the application. Failure to submit a draft with your application will make you subject to rejection from the clinic. This is an all-day event, participants are expected to be present for the whole program. Food will be provided. Please answer the following questions in order to be considered for participation in this program:
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Please submit your personal statement rough draft to the following address: graddstudentorganization@gmail.com. Failure to submit a draft with your application will make you subject to rejection from the clinic.


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