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Graduate Programs Workshop

Keynote Speaker, Megan Greer - Graduate Programs Workshop

Keynote Speaker - Megan Greer Assistant Vice Provost & Managing Director, NCSU Entrepreneurship

February 16, 2019
Meredith College Campus
3800 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC
9 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
On-site registration and check-in opens at 8:30 a.m.
Workshop begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Are you thinking about graduate school? Whether you need an advanced degree to progress in your field or you want to pursue a new career, thoughts of graduate school can raise questions. Things like…

  • Can I afford graduate school?
  • The application process seems so complicated. Where do I begin?
  • I haven’t studied in years. How can I pass the entrance exam?

This free Graduate Workshop will address these and other questions you have about graduate school. You'll also learn more about graduate programs offered at Meredith.
Gain practical information to help you move toward your goal of earning a graduate degree or professional certificate. Take the first step - register today.

Event Details

  • On-site Registration and Check In
  • Welcome
  • Keynote Address
  • Demystifying the Application Process
  • Test Prep
  • Financing Your Graduate Education
  • Q & A
  • Lunch/Break-out Sessions

Session Descriptions

Demystifying the Application Process
Experienced graduate school staff will discuss the various parts of a graduate school application and the best ways to present yourself on paper. We'll cover the application, resume, letters of recommendation, essay or professional goals statement, and how to request official transcripts.

Graduate Admissions Test Prep
Graduate school staff will provide an overview of standardized tests commonly required for graduate admissions, including the GMAT, GRE, and MAT, with recommendations for how best to prepare.

Financing Your Graduate Education
Knowledgeable financial assistance staff will discuss types of loans (federal, alternative/private) and scholarships. We'll also provide a review of the marketplace for average program costs and comparisons, as well as basic criteria for receiving assistance, including credit hours.

Break-Out Sessions for Specific Programs
Meredith offers a range of graduate and certificate programs in business, education, pre-health, paralegal, nutrition, and industrial/organizational psychology. Meet with faculty and staff from each of the programs to learn more about how earning an advanced degree will help you meet your career goals.

Workshop Presenters

  • Monica McKinney, Director of Graduate Programs
  • Veronica Johnson, Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
  • Tracy Smith, Master of Science in Nutrition Program Manager and Admissions Counselor
  • Claire Jefferies, Master of Arts in Psychology (Industrial/Organizational) Program Manager and Admissions Counselor
  • Sandy DeMaioNewton, Graduate Education Programs Manager and Admissions Counselor
  • Carolina Diaz, MBA Admissions Counselor
  • Kevin Michaelsen, Director of Financial Assistance
  • Katie Peterssen, Assistant Director, Career Development
  • Whitney Garner, Manhattan Test Prep

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Getting to Campus

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Contact Information
3800 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607-5298
(919) 760-8423
Fax: (919) 760-2898
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