Student Development
 

Graduate School Preparation: Practical Strategies for Becoming a More Competitive Applicant

Graduate School Preparation: Practical Strategies for Becoming a More Competitive Applicant
Preparing students to craft competitive graduate school application documents. Pragmatic strategies to facilitate preparation and understanding of references, graduate program research, personal statements, scholarships and financial aid, entrance exams, resumes and interviewing.
STDEV
318
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 NoteGraduate School Preparation: Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Outcomes: 

Graduate School Documents

Understand how to construct effective graduate school documents to become a successful and competitive applicant.

Personal Statement, Resume

Create well-crafted personal statements, resumes and applications.

Letters of Reference/Funding

Learn to secure reference letters, scholarships and financial aid.

Interviewing Skills

Understand and practice successful interviewing strategies.

Exam Preparation

Learn to effectively approach and take graduate school entrance exams.