Resources

CONSIDERING GRADUATE SCHOOL?

AAP has many resources to help you along the way. It is never too early to start becoming a strong graduate school candidate. Here are 5 steps you can take to become a strong graduate school candidate.


ARE YOU A JUNIOR OR SENIOR?

There is a lot to prepare for to apply to graduate school. Here is a brief overview of the graduate school application process and a timeline of the graduate school application process.

What else can you do?

Attend our workshops/events which overview each step of the graduate school application, preparation and funding process

Apply for RAMP/McNair if you are a rising junior or have at least 2 academic years before you graduate from UCF and meet other program qualifications

Join our Graduate School Preparation Modules Webcourse which will walk you through the preparation and application process. Topics include:

Is graduate school right for me?

Summer research program applications 101

Graduate school applications 101

Getting strong recommendation letters

Developing a statement of purpose and research statement

Funding graduate school

         –Visit the Pathways to Science website for other great graduate school preparation resources

Contact us to learn more: aap@ucf.edu


SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Summer research experiences can be a great way to enhance your future applications for graduate school.


CONFERENCES

Attending research and professional conferences that include graduate school fairs is a great way to get to know representatives from institutions you are interested in. Look for conferences within your field or areas of interest. Below are a few links to great conferences to help you get started:

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Spring

Summer


CAMPUS VISITIONS AND APPLICATION PREPARATION