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We ask that you RSVP for each workshop you would like to attend. 

Please note: 

  • View AAP’s online resources being offered for fall 2020 here (including the workshop schedule). 
  • Students who are looking to receive credit for AAP workshops MUST attend at least 90% of the workshop.
  • Once you sign up, an email will be sent with more information to participate in AAP’s workshop.
  • PLEASE SIGN UP AT LEAST 24 HOURS BEFORE EACH WORKSHOP.

What is Grad School & Why Should I Apply?

Description

Not sure where to start in preparing for graduate school or what the difference is between a master’s or a PhD? This presentation from Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) defines graduate school and where your career and academic goals meet.

Wednesday, September 2nd
10 AM - 11 AM
Friday, October 16th
2 PM - 3 PM
Monday, November 16th
11 AM - 12 PM

Summer Research for Grad Prep (Student Panel)

Description

How do summer research programs help your application for graduate school? Come listen to and ask questions of students who participated in summer research programs on and off-campus this past summer. This panel is a part of Grad Prep Week

Monday, October 5th
10 AM - 11:30 AM

Become a Competitive Grad School Applicant

Description
What do I need to prepare for a graduate school application? Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) gives an overview of the pieces of a competitive graduate school applicant. Usually, students with 0-60 credits gain the most from this workshop, as they learn how to build towards a competitive application.
Friday, September 11th
2 PM - 3 PM
Tuesday, October 20th
10 AM - 11 AM
Thursday, November 12th
2 PM - 3 PM

Building Your Academic Portfolio

Description

Prepare your academic portfolio now! Learn how to build an ePortfolio and prepare materials for your graduate school application(s). Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) has created a presentation to walk students how to build a professional academic portfolio online to showcase their skills and experiences as they prepare for graduate school.

Wednesday, October 28th
10 AM - 11 AM

Demystifying the GRE

Description

Prepare for the GRE now! Discover what the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is and how to prepare for the standardized test. This workshop is Co-Sponsored by Kaplan and Academic Advancement Programs (AAP).

Wednesday, September 16th
2 PM - 3 PM

Applying to and Succeeding in Grad School (Grad Student Panel)

Description

Have you ever wondered how students manage to successfully apply to and thrive in graduate school while handling other responsibilities? This Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) workshop allows you to get that information directly from the source. Ask questions and listen to a panel of graduate students discuss their experiences. This panel is a part of Grad Prep Week

Wednesday, October 7th
11 AM - 12:30 PM

Getting Great Letters of Recommendation

Description
How do you know if the relationships you’ve built with your faculty will turn into great letters of recommendation? This Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) workshop will break down the steps needed to ensure your letters of recommendation are strong for graduate school applications.
Thursday, September 17th
1 PM - 2 PM
Thursday, October 8th
2 PM - 3 PM

The Graduate School Application Process

Description

For students who are 1-2 semesters from applying, get the details from Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) on the application process for graduate school. You’ll be able to fully prepare for the application process after this session.

Monday, September 21st
1 PM - 2 PM
Monday, November 2nd
2 PM - 3 PM

Funding Your Graduate School Education

Description

Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) discusses how to fund your graduate school education during research week. Hint: Research is a huge asset when applying to funding opportunities for graduate school.

Wednesday, September 23rd
11 AM - 12 PM

Developing Your Statement of Purpose

Have you ever wondered what graduate schools look for in a statement of purpose? Come to this Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) session and learn how to shape your statement of purpose into a competitive statement.
Thursday, October 8th
10 AM - 11 AM
Thursday, November 19th
3 PM - 4 PM

If UCF students need captioning access or other accommodation in order to participate in any AAP virtual event, please contact (aap@ucf.edu). At least 48 hours’ notice best assures that we can coordinate necessary access. 

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