Graduate Schools Applications and Admissions Workshop

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You’ve found the perfect graduate program - one with a world-class faculty doing research that excites you, an academic experience that will challenge you, a diverse and inclusive culture, and a supportive environment with lots of resources to help you succeed.

Now what? It’s time to get the critical information you need to convince that program that you are a great match for it as well. We’ve been assisting students in getting into the graduate program of their choice for over 30 years.

We are passionate about helping individuals from all backgrounds get the knowledge they need to successfully navigate the entire graduate school application process. Let us share with you our decades of experience by attending one of our upcoming workshops.

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Upcoming Graduate Schools Applications and Admissions Workshops

Each workshop is 5 hours in length.
You can also register by phone for any of the above workshops by 1-888-225-2480.

It can be tough to figure out where to start, or what you might be missing. Our workshops offer you the insider knowledge you need. Each workshop is full of critical information to assist you in creating and submitting an outstanding graduate school application and covers a wide range of key topics including:

  • Why applying to graduate schools is a highly subjective process and how to benefit from this
  • How to present a solid, honest, captivating profile that maximizes your chances of admission into your target graduate program
  • What qualities are graduate school admissions officers looking for and how to stand out in a competitive pool of applicants
  • How some applicants with lower GRE scores get into graduate school and other applicants with higher GRE scores don’t
  • Top ten most common mistakes in applying to graduate schools and why most applicants make them
  • How to get graduate schools to waive their application fees
  • What key points to focus on in your personal statement
  • How to overcome the natural blind spots you have regarding your personal strengths and weaknesses
  • What shouldn’t go into a personal statement
  • How to structure your personal statement
  • Why you should not have someone else rewrite your personal statement
  • How to use supplementary statements/essays to improve your graduate school applications
  • Applying to graduate schools with an atypical background
  • How certain reference letters can help your applications
  • Why graduate schools ask for academic letters of reference
  • How to effectively use non-academic references
  • How your references can both be instrumental in admissions decisions and also in the awarding of entrance scholarships
  • Why consistency is so important and why all submitted materials should tie in together
  • How to best present your university transcripts
  • What is an academic false start and how to include it
  • How graduate school admissions officers use statistical modeling
  • What to focus on if you are applying as a mature student
  • How to prepare for an interview if a graduate school offers you one
  • Applying to only one graduate program versus applying to multiple programs
  • How visiting a graduate school can improve your chances of being admitted
  • What a graduate school resume should look like
  • What admissions officers are really looking for when they ask for your resume
  • The importance of previous research projects, teaching history, and real-world work experience
  • How to present multiple GRE scores
  • What a cancelled GRE score can indicate
  • How to talk to graduate school admissions officers
  • Why there is so much false/misleading information in online forums and chat rooms
  • How to demonstrate genuine interest in the field you are planning to study in graduate school
  • The importance of thoroughly researching each graduate program before applying
  • How Murphy’s Law can derail your graduate school applications
  • Applying to graduate programs abroad
  • How to take advantage of rolling admissions
  • What is a conditional offer of admission
  • How to ask for a deferral of admission once accepted by a graduate school
  • Why some students currently enrolled in graduate school did not get in the first year they applied
  • Applying to the same graduate program(s) in subsequent years

Upcoming Graduate Schools Applications and Admissions Workshops

Each workshop is 5 hours in length.
You can also register by phone for any of the above workshops by 1-888-225-2480.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Each 5-hour workshop takes place live via Zoom 12:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern, 11:00am - 4:00pm Central, 10:00am - 3:00pm Mountain, 9:00am - 2:00pm Pacific.
  2. Attendance is limited and enrollment is based on a first-come-first-served basis. Once this workshop is full, you can request to be placed on the waiting list.
  3. To get the most from this workshop you will need: a reliable internet connection, a desktop computer or laptop, a web camera, a headset with a microphone, and a quiet and comfortable place where you can interact uninterrupted for 5 hours.
  4. Attendees are requested to keep any background noise to a minimum in order to maintain the quality of this workshop.
  5. Workshop fees will be fully refunded if you cancel your attendance at least one week prior to the start of the workshop. Workshop fees become non-refundable less than one week prior to the start of the workshop.
  6. To ensure the privacy of all attendees, you will not be permitted to record any portions of this workshop. As well, Oxford Seminars will not provide any playback of this workshop.
  7. Workshop dates are subject to change. Please be advised that workshops must obtain a minimum enrollment in order to proceed. In the unlikely event that a workshop is cancelled, you may transfer to another workshop or receive a full refund.
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