Marshall continues series on preparing for graduate school

Special to HNN Provided by Marshall University

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University will continue its new workshop series for undergraduates, “Graduate School 101,” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, in the Student Resource Center in the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus.

“We are hoping this series will be the first of many we will present to prepare our undergraduates for graduate school,” said Dr. Donna Spindel, dean of the Graduate College, one of the sponsors of the series in addition to the Student Resource Center.

Tuesdays session will include a discussion about what graduate school is like by Josh Titlow, a recent M.S. graduate in biology; Lauren Angel, a current M.A. student in history; and Dr. Whitney Douglas, a Marshall faculty member in English who received her Ph.D. in 2008.

Here is a schedule for the remaining sessions of the series:

  • What is Graduate School like? – Tuesday, Feb. 8
  • Graduate School Admissions Tests – Tuesday, Feb. 22
  • The Application Process – Tuesday, March 8
  • The Graduate School Interview – Tuesday, March 29
  • Preparing an Academic Resume – Tuesday, April 12
  • Letters of Recommendation – Tuesday, April 26

All sessions will take place from 3:30 to 4 p.m. in the Student Resource Center.

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