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: 

Critical Thinking

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

Oral and Written Communication

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

Technology

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

Professionalism

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