Plan to Attend Graduate School Info Week 2010

Don’t miss these great opportunities to learn more about the process of applying to graduate and professional schools, preparing for entrance exams, writing a top-notch essay, and much, much more! For every Graduate School Info Week event that a student attends, their name will be entered into a drawing for a free Kaplan test prep class. The more events attended, the more chances to win!

Monday, April 19
Graduate School Overview, Noon -1 p.m., Round Up Room (lower level, Student Center)

Learn about the process and timeline for applying to graduate and professional school. Topics covered will include searching for schools and programs, writing a personal statement, preparing for and taking required entrance exams, interviews, and letters of reference.

The LSAT 10 Question Challenge, 4-5 p.m., Round Up Room

Planning to attend law school? Preparing for the LSAT? You won’t want to miss this opportunity to see what LSAT questions look like and to learn strategies to solve those questions. Presented free of charge by Kaplan.

Tuesday, April 20
Graduate School Essay Workshop
, 7-8 p.m., All American Room, co-sponsored by the HHP and Pre-Health Clubs

What does it take to write a good personal statement or essay for graduate school? Learn the techniques that will make your essay stand apart from the rest!

Wednesday, April 21
Graduate School Fair, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lower Level Smith Curtis

Representatives from a variety of local graduate school programs will be available to answer your questions and provide information regarding their programs. Registered programs include: University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law, University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration, Emporia State University, University of South Dakota, University of Nebraska at Omaha Master of Social Work program, and Kaplan Test Prep.

Preparing for Physical Therapy School Admission, 2-3 p.m., Weary 106 A, sponsored by the HHP Club

Are you a preparing for the physical therapy school application process? Elizabeth Palmer from the University of South Dakota will speak about classes to take, what types of grade are necessary, low grades in certain courses, etc. You won’t want to miss this presentation!

Resume Workshop, 4-5 p.m., Callen Conference Center, co-sponsored by the Psych Club

Many graduate program require a resume as part of their application process. Come learn about the parts of a resume and what information to include! (If you’re applying for a job—come too!)

Thursday, April 22
GRE Strategy and Admissions Seminar, 4-5 p.m., Round Up Room (lower level, Student Center)

Learn valuable strategies for success when taking the GRE. Presented free of charge by KAPLAN.

Friday, April 23
Health & Science Graduate Programs Fair
, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., outside of the Olin lecture halls

In conjunction with the Nebraska Academy of Sciences, several health and science focused graduate programs will have representatives present to provide information regarding their programs and to answer questions. Registered programs include: UNMC Physician Assistant Program, UNMC Biomedical Research Training Program, Cleveland Chiropractic College, UNMC Collaborating Center for Public Health and Community Service, UNMC Graduate Programs, UNMC Physical Therapy Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UNMC Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer, and Kaplan Test Prep.

Saturday, April 24
Admission Test, 8:30 -11:45 a.m., Library

Sign up today for the Admissions Test Drive. Now’s your chance to take a practice version of the GRE, DAT, MCAT, GMAT, LSAT, OAT, or PCAT. Pre-registration is required. Email with your:

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All test takers will be entered into a drawing for an additional free Kaplan test prep!!

All events are open to all NWU students. For questions, please contact the Career & Counseling Center.