FREE Visitation Opportunities

University of Rochester Graduate School Visitation Program
Event Date September 11-13, 2014 (Application deadline July 1, 2014)
The College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering and the Medical School host a two-day visitation program for seniors who are low-income, first-generation, or members of underrepresented groups. Participants will be provided with round trip travel, meals, and will be housed with current graduate or undergraduate students.

The University of Alabama Graduate School Preview Day –
Event Date Thursday September 12 (Click the link to register)
Provides information to undergraduate students and other prospective graduate students who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree at UA. Kaplan provides FREE practice GRE, GMAT, or LSAT tests.

University of Illinois Multi-Cultural Engineering Recruitment for Graduate Education (MERGE) Program
Event Date October 10 & 11, 2014 (Application Deadline:  September 12, 2014)
Brings graduate school prospects from diverse cultures to UI in-depth view of the outstanding programs and facilities available for graduate study. Scholars must currently be enrolled in or have completed an accredited curriculum in engineering, physics, or chemistry. All expenses paid by the MERGE Program.

Auburn University  - The Graduate Diversity Campus Experience seeks to identify highly qualified and competitive students from underrepresented groups to encourage them to pursue graduate degrees in their academic field.
Event Date: October 9, 2014 through October 12, 2014 Application Deadline is 5 p.m. CDT Monday, September
8. Applicants will be notified of the selection committee's decision by Thursday; September 18
Program attendees will have the opportunity to interact with current graduate students and faculty members from their program of interest while exploring the campus and Auburn community. Participants will attend workshops that will provide them with skills and resources needed to help strengthen their application packet while also having the opportunity to participate in such professional development as mock interviews and a review of their personal statement. Participants’ lodging and meal expenses will be covered for the weekend

University of Wisconsin-Madison Opportunities in Engineering Conference
Event Date November 5 - November 9, 2014 (Deadline Date Friday, September 26, 2014, with no exceptions)
Juniors and seniors with majors in physics, chemistry, math or other physical science interested in attending graduate school in engineering visit campus and explore graduate programs in engineering. Travel, food, and lodging expenses (except travel days and Saturday) will be paid by the conference.

The University of Georgia Future Scholars Visitation Program –
November 9-11, 2014 (Deadline Date Friday, Friday, October 3, 2014)
Participants visit campus and their departments of interest. The Graduate School pays for participants lodging and most meals. Up to $100 reimbursed travel expenses (including airline, shuttle and/or mileage). Participants receive an application fee waiver.

For additional information or assistance with these great opportunities, please contact Ms. Hudson or visit the Career Development Center in the campus center Suite 304


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