FREDONIA - The State University at Fredonia's Career Development Office will host its annual Graduate School Fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room.
SUNY Fredonia students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members who are interested in graduate school information are encouraged to attend.
Representatives from more than 50 graduate schools and organizations will be in attendance. A variety of fields will be represented, including business, education, law, the humanities and health sciences. The full list of attendees can be seen at www.fredonia.edu/cdo/gradschoolfair.
The fair will be the highlight of Graduate School Week, during which presentations and events regarding graduate schools will be offered. Topics will range from financial aid to the application process and the secret to getting into competitive programs. Students will also be encouraged to register to take a free practice GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT or PCAT exam from Kaplan, a well-known test preparation and admissions company.
The events and presentations are open to all SUNY Fredonia students and alumni. Those interested are asked to make reservations in the CDO's online "Quest" system at www.fredonia.edu/cdo/ for all events except the Graduate School Fair, which requires no registration and is free and open to the public. Registration is required for the Kaplan practice exams.
The full schedule of events for Graduate School Week includes:
3 p.m., "Graduate School and Financial Aid," presented by Jeremy Corrente, SUNY Fredonia Assistant Director of Financial Aid Office.
4 p.m. and 7 p.m., "Applying to Grad School," presented by the Career Development Office.
1 p.m., "Gaining Admission to Competitive Grad Programs," a webinar by noted career development specialist Don Asher from the University of Tennessee.
3:30 p.m., "The SUNY Fredonia Graduate School Application Process," presented by Wendy Dunst from the SUNY Fredonia Office of Graduate Studies.
4 to 6 p.m., "Graduate School Fair," sponsored by the Career Development Office. For a full list of all graduate and professional schools scheduled to attend, visit fredonia.edu/cdo/gradschoolfair.
6:30 p.m., "Careers and Grad Programs in Public Policy and Public Administration," presented by the University of Albany Rockefeller School of Public Administration.
For more information, call 673-3327 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.