The Basics of Applying to Doctoral Programs 2015

Date(s) - Friday, September 18, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CUNY Graduate Center, room 9207

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

Co-sponsored by the MA Program in Liberal Studies.

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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