The first 10 applicants to a USI Liberal Arts Graduate program on or after February 16 will receive an application fee waiver!
Use the code USILARTS
About the Event
Identifying potential career options after college often proves a challenge for students. Many desirable career paths require graduate studies and come with an earning bump.
Gathering information about graduate programs can be difficult but the USI College of Liberal Arts is here to help!
This two-day virtual event will provide students of any major or discipline with information early on to help them make meaningful decisions about their futures, whether or not they decide to pursue graduate studies.
Attendees will learn basic information about how graduate studies may help them secure meaningful careers post-graduation, how to prepare strong graduate school applications, and what graduate programs are available in the College of Liberal Arts.
This event is free and open to the public.
Panel 1 | The Graduate Student Experience
Is graduate school right for me?
Moderator: Jessica Rick (Communications)
Panel 2 | Graduate Studies at USI
Meet program directors and learn more about the seven graduate degree programs offered through the College of Liberal Arts.
Panel 3 | Graduate School 101: Introduction to Graduate School
An introduction to the different types of graduate programs (Masters/PhD/4+1/3+2), certificates, financial aid, and the application process.
Moderator: Jessica Garcés Jensen (WLC)
Panel 4 | Preparing Strong Applications
Advice from faculty experts on how to prepare a successful graduate school application (cover letters, essays, interviews, letters of recommendation).
Moderator: Tamara Hunt
Panel 5 | Exploring Graduate Programs
Discover strategies to identify the graduate program that is right for you!