Consider Cornell: Explore





Consider Cornell: Explore 
Friday, August 12, 2022
11:00am-5:00pm EST

The application deadline for Consider Cornell: Explore has passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Please continue to check our website for future program offerings.

This virtual program features uniquely tailored sessions aimed at demystifying the graduate school exploration and admissions processes. The Consider Cornell: Explore program is open to anyone interested in learning more about graduate education; however, it is specifically designed for scholars and researchers from historically underrepresented backgrounds. Please review the FAQs and eligibility criteria now to see if Consider Cornell: Explore is right for you!

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The 2022 Consider Cornell: Explore program includes:

  • Engagement with Cornell faculty and staff
  • Interaction with current Cornell graduate students
  • A hands-on application workshop
  • Topic-specific breakout rooms and Q&A

Consider Cornell: Explore will empower you to make well-informed decisions, craft a competitive graduate application package, and pursue graduate education with confidence.

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The 2022 Consider Cornell: Explore Schedule

11:00-11:30am Welcome to Consider Cornell: Explore
Anitra Douglas-McCarthy, Assistant Dean for Access and Recruitment, Cornell Graduate School
11:30am-12:45pm Admissions Committee Panel
Gain a behind-the-scenes look into the admissions process from the faculty perspective.
12:45-1:00pm Break
1:00-2:15pm Competitive Graduate Application Workshop
Learn about various components of the application, such as the Academic Statement of Purpose, Personal Statement, and letters of recommendation.
2:15-2:30pm Break
2:30-3:30pm Cornell Graduate Student Perspective Panel
Hear from graduate students and learn about their experiences at Cornell.
3:30-5:00pm Topic-Specific Breakout Rooms and Q&A
Navigate between the breakout rooms to learn more and ask questions about funding, admissions, graduate student life, information for international students and graduate student organizations among other topics.

* Times listed above are in Eastern Standard Time.