Graduate School Week

Sept. 18
“Writing the Personal Statement”
Royce Kallerud, associate professor of English
5-6:30 p.m. • VH 1010

Helpful for students who have not begun to write their personal statement, or are just beginning the process. This event will be useful for underclassmen who plan to go to graduate school.

Sept. 19
Graduate School Drop-in Hours
9-11 a.m. • Career Center

Drop-in assistance for questions about graduate school.

Personal Statement Workshop
Students need to speak with a professor in their major to be nominated. This is a hands-on writing workshop and students who are attending should bring a laptop.
Donald Asher, nationally recognized author and speaker
2:30-5:30 p.m. • VH 1010

Sept. 20
Graduate School Drop-in Hours
Noon-2 p.m. • Career Center

Personal Statement Workshop
This session is full and students were required to be nominated by a professor in their major to be able to attend.
Donald Asher
2:30-5:30 p.m. • VH 1232

“Bound for Graduate School?”
Strategies for Gaining Admission to Highly Competitive Graduate Programs
Donald Asher
6-7:30 p.m. • BH Little Theatre

This session is beneficial for all students who are thinking about attending graduate school. Students can learn tips for presenting themselves in the best possible light to graduate programs.

Attending Graduate Schools & Programs for Graduate School Week
Sept. 20

University of Missouri-Columbia
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Programs Offered:
Violette Hall
Public Affairs
Health Management
Magruder Hall
Plant Science
Public Health
Life Science

Des Moines University
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Magruder Hall
Programs Offered:
Osteopathic Medicine
Podiatric Medicine
Physician Assistant
Physical Therapy
Biomedical Sciences
Public Health
Healthcare Administration

E-mail Becky Hadley at for more information.
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