Commonwealth Graduate Education Day Archives

Virginia Graduate Education Day

November 3, 2017

VT-UVA Northern Virginia Center

7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church, VA 22043

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Through a variety of speakers, panels, and poster sessions, current undergraduates from Virginia's community colleges, small liberal arts colleges, and minority serving institutions will have the opportunity to learn about the value of a graduate education and get advice from current graduate students and faculty on how to apply to and succeed in a graduate program.

Agenda

10:00 am Welcome

10:20 am Graduate Financial Aid 101

What is graduate school?

What am I going to get out of the event today?

10:40 am Keynote

11:00 am Student Perspective Panels (Breakout Rooms)

Listen to a panel of graduate students talk about how they got where they are,

what they like about graduate studies, what they hope to accomplish, and what their days are like in grad school.

Panels available: Arts/Humanities, Business/Law, Education, Health, Social Sciences, STEM

12:00 pm Lunch

Enjoy lunch and networking with other students and spend time talking to graduate students

about their lives as students and their research and studies. Visit with representatives from

universities offering graduate degrees from all across Virginia

1:00 pm Faculty Perspective Panels (Breakout Rooms)

Listen to a panel of graduate faculty share stories from their professional lives, advice for your career path,

and what they love about teaching graduate students.

Panels available: Arts/Humanities, Business/Law, Education, Health, Social Sciences, STEM

2:00 pm 3MT presentations

Get ready for an exciting 15 minutes as FOUR graduate students compete to share their research

with just ONE slide in under THREE minutes. And you get to vote for the best ones!

2:45 pm Wrap-up