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Academic Advancement Programs

Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) prepares underrepresented, low-income and first generation college students to pursue advanced degrees. AAP works in collaboration with faculty, staff, national, and international partners to provide a range of graduate school preparation programs and services. Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of initiatives designed to increase their awareness and knowledge of the graduate school application process, graduate school funding, summer research programs, and fellowship opportunities.

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Prepare for Grad School Now

If you want to be a competitive grad school applicant, you must start preparing now! AAP offers a series of workshops and events designed to inform and prepare you about the graduate school application process and expose you to graduate school programs from across the country. Learn how to get strong recommendation letters, how to write a strong personal statement, or how to fund your graduate school education. Click here for our events calendar!

AAP Scholars Attend Summer Programs
AAP Scholars Attend Summer Programs

This summer, twenty-two Academic Advancement Program (AAP) scholars participating in unique research and field-work experiences that will take them one step closer to their goal of pursuing advanced degrees. These scholars have been selected to participate in national and international programs to attain hands-on experience alongside some of the most renowned faculty within their fields.