STDEV 318

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

Course Description

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.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

2

Fixed

2

Fixed

2

Fixed

0

Note

Graduate School Preparation: Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu

Title

Critical Thinking

Learning Outcome

Students will identify graduate school programs that match their career goals.

Title

Oral and Written Communication

Learning Outcome

Students will effectively present themselves as graduate school candidates through personal branding articulated in professional documents and interactions.

Title

Technology

Learning Outcome

Students will utilize technology to obtain information on graduate school programs and to create professional relationships.

Title

Professionalism

Learning Outcome

Students will connect with graduate schools through interviews, events, and technology to build and maintain relationships.