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Get on the Path!

Poet Paths 4 GOLDEN PATHS TO SELECT 1. Browse INTERNSHIPS for pay and/or credit 2. RSVP for EVENTS 3. Schedule an APPOINTMENT with a counselor 4. Search for seasonal/full-time/part-time JOBS

www.whittier.edu/PoetPaths


Getting to Graduate School SIX MONTHS PRIOR TO APPLYING: • • • • •

Research areas of interest, institutions, and programs Talk to advisors about application requirements Register and prepare for appropriate graduate admissions tests Investigate national scholarships If appropriate, obtain a letter of recommendation

THREE MONTHS PRIOR TO APPLYING • • • •

Take required graduate admissions tests Write your application essay Check on application deadlines and rolling admissions policies For medical, dental, osteopathy, podiatry, or law school, you may need to register for the national application

FALL, ONE YEAR BEFORE MATRICULATING • • •

Obtain letters of recommendation Take graduate admissions tests if you haven’t already Send in completed applications

WINTER, BEFORE MATRICULATION IN THE FALL •

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Financial Aid Profile if required

SPRING, BEFORE MATRICULATION IN THE FALL • • • • •

Check with institutions before their deadlines to make sure your file is complete Visit institutions that accepted you Send a deposit to your institution of choice Notify other colleges and universities that accepted you of your decision so that they can admit students on the waiting list Send thank-you notes to people who wrote your recommendation letters to inform them of your success.


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Whittier College Fellowships

-Whittier Law School Exit

-Southwestern Law School

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-National Urban Fellows

Entrance

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Exterior Graduate & Professional School Fair Table Map


Graduate & Professional School Fair Table Map -Mount St. Mary's College

Loyola Loyola Marymount Marymount Life Chiropractic Graduate School Programs of Education College West

USC School of Communications-

-Phillips Graduate Institute

Keck Graduate Institute

FIDM

University of the Pacific School of Law-

-USC School of Education CSULB Dept of Kinesiology

Western University School of Health Sciences-

USC School of Social Work Claremont Graduate University -

Whittier College Graduate Programs in Education-

-University of San Francisco City Year LA-

-Pepperdine Graduate Programs

Chapman School of Law-

Princeton Review-

UC Davis

-Pepperdine Schools of Education & Psychology San Diego State University -Across the Pond

Azusa Pacific

Biola University

Chapman Grad ProgramsCalifornia Lutheran U-

California CA Forum for Baptist U. Diversity


Name of University Name of Program Across the Pond International Masters Programs http://www.studyacrossthepond.com Azusa Pacific Physical Therapy Department University www.apu.edu Biola University California Baptist University California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education California Lutheran University Chapman University Chapman University City Year Los Angeles

Claremont Graduate University CSULB

All Graduate Studies Programs http://www.biola.edu/ All Graduate Studies Programs www.calbaptist.edu Sign up early to attend “the mother of all Grad School Fairs!� 4/26/2014 at Cal Poly Pomona 8:00 am - 4:00 PM http://www.ucop.edu/forum-for-diversity/ recruiters/index.html

All Graduate Studies Programs http://www.callutheran.edu/ admission/graduate/ All Graduate Studies Programs www.chapman.edu/law School of Law www.chapman.edu/law AmeriCorps Position (1 year commitment, and scholarship opportunities for grad school) http://www.cityyear.org All Graduate Studies Programs www.cgu.edu Department of Kinesiology www.csulb.edu


Name of University Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Keck Graduate Institute Life Chiropractic College West Loyola Marymount University Loyola Marymount University Mount St. Mary’s College National Urban Fellows Pepperdine University Pepperdine University

Phillips Graduate Institute San Diego State University

Southwestern Law School The Princeton Review

Name of Program All Programs www.fidm.edu Master of Bioscience, Postbac, Premedical Certificate www.kgi.edu Chiropractic Program www.lifewest.edu School of Education http://www.lmu.edu All Graduate Studies Programs http://www.lmu.edu All Graduate Studies Programs http://www.msmc.la.edu/graduate Baruch School of Public Affairs http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/spa/ home.php School of Public Policy http://www.pepperdine.edu Graduate School of Education Psychology http://www.pepperdine.edu Masters or Doctoral Program in Psychology http://www.pgi.edu/index.php Postsecondary Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Student Affairs http://interwork.sdsu.edu/main/ma_ student_affairs School of Law http://www.swlaw.edu/ Practice GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT Exams www.princetonreview.com


Name of University University of California Davis University of the Pacific University of San Francisco University of Southern California

Name of Program All Graduate Studies Programs http://www.ucdavis.edu/ McGeorge School of Law www.mcgeorge.edu Sports Management http://www.usfca.edu/sm/ Annenberg School of Communications Journalism www.annenberg.usc.edu University of Southern Rossier School of Education California www.rossier.usc.edu University of Southern School of Social Work California http://sowkweb.usc.edu/ Western University of All Graduate Studies Programs Health Sciences www.westernu.edu Whittier College

Whittier College

Whittier Law School

Graduate Programs in Education http://www.whittier.edu/academics/ graduate_education Undergraduate and Graduate Fellowships Fellowship programs for Undergraduates and Graduates School of Law www.law.whittier.edu


Make the OPTIMAL first Impression

TIPS FOR AN OPTIMAL RESUME 1. Browse “Section Sets” 2. Click “Basic Undergrad” 3. Use “Examples” 4. Describe experiences with Action Verbs (See List)

www.whittier.OptimalResume.com


GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT Practice Tests Saturday, November 9th 9:30 AM-2:00 PM | Science 102

RSVP on Poet Paths and pay $5 to Career Planning Office www.whittier.edu/PoetPaths


Upcoming Events Princeton Review Practice Exams GRE|LSAT|GMAT| MCAT Saturday, November 9th 9:30 AM Science 102 | $5 Testing Fee applies

Linked-In or Locked-Out?

Thursday, November 12th 12:00 & 4:30 pm IT Computer Lab

Internships that Pay

Thursday, November 14th 12:00 & 4:30 pm IT Computer Lab

Federal Speed Networking

Thursday, November 21st 5:30-6:45 pm Club 88

Work your BA Off (Job Search Workshop) Tuesday, December 3rd 4:30-5:30 pm Center for Career Planning & Internships

Reserve your space on Poet Paths:

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2013 Whittier College Graduate & Professional School Fair