The Basics of Applying to Doctoral Programs

Date(s) - Friday, September 19, 2014
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

CUNY Graduate Center, room 9205

Master’s students:  Planning to apply to doctoral programs this fall? Join us for a workshop that will cover the basics of the application process and things to consider as you plan for your time as a doctoral student. We’ll discuss the following:

  • Is a doctoral program right for you?
  • How to choose a field (if you haven’t already) and programs. Questions to consider.
  • Why you should apply to more than one program.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Personal statements
  • Writing samples
  • Contacting faculty at the programs you’re applying to.
  • Visiting campuses. How to gauge fit.
  • Weighing various offers.
  • Special considerations for international students.

The discussion will be led by:
Dr. Jennifer Furlong, Director of Career Planning and Professional Development, the Graduate Center, CUNY
Professor Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis, Visiting Assistant Professor and Deputy Executive Officer, MA in Liberal Studies, the Graduate Center, CUNY

Please RSVP by clicking here.




The Office of Career Planning and Professional Development
365 Fifth Avenue | New York, NY 10016 | Room 3300.08 | 212-817-7425
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