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2014 Student Schedule

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The 2014 Student Schedule may look like this:

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm            Student Registration and Check-In

Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm            Workshops, Rawls Hall (RAWL)

Life as a Graduate Student, RAWL 1062

BUILDing Skills for the GRE, RAWL 1057

Virtual/Reality: The Search for the Perfect Graduate Program, RAWL 1086

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm            Refreshment Break, RAWL 1011

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm            Workshops, Rawls Hall (RAWL)

Applying to Graduate School, RAWL 1057

Researching Graduate Engineering Programs Using the ASEE Profiles, RAWL 1086

Preparing for and Applying to Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences, RAWL 1062

4:15 pm - 6:00 pm            Afternoon Activity

(See registration packet for locations and details.)

6:15 pm - 8:00 pm            Welcome Dinners (Dress is casual.)

Engineering:  North and South Ballrooms, PMU

Interdisciplinary Programs, Science, and Technology: Outside in the tent directly West of STEW, on the Memorial Mall

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm          Billiards & Bowling Social, Rack & Roll, Purdue Memorial Union (PMU)

(Use the stairs by the exit facing the Grant Street Parking Garage) 

Monday, September 22, 2014

 7:30 am – 11:30 am          Student Registration and Check-In

Purdue Memorial Union (PMU) South Ballroom's West Entrance

7:30 am – 9:30 am            Recruiter Check-In

Purdue Memorial Union (PMU) Room 118

7:30 am - 8:15 am             Students only: Continental Breakfast - STEW 206

8:15 am - 9:15 am             Keynote Address, Stewart Center (STEW) Fowler Hall

Communication Skills for Graduate Students: How to Convey Your Research to a Lay Audience

Dr. Linda Mason, Associate Dean of the Purdue University Graduate School and Professor of Entomology

Fowler Hall (located in Stewart Center)

9:15 am - 9:30 am            Break

9:30 am - 12:00 pm          Graduate School Fair (Doors will open promptly at 9:30 am.) 

Purdue Memorial Union (PMU), North and South Ballrooms

Students enter through the West doors.

Recruiters may use the South doors.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm         Lunch

Students:  Lunch will be located in the tent directly west of STEW on the Memorial Mall.

Recruiters:  Lunch is on your own.  The $10 Boiler Express Card in your registration packet may be used at any restaurant on the lowest level of the Purdue Memorial Union (one floor down).

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm            Workshops, Stewart Center (STEW)

Speed Networking Event, STEW 214

Transition Tips for Undergrads: How to Succeed in Graduate School, STEW 218AB

Paying for Grad School, STEW 218CD

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm           Break

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm           Workshops, Stewart Center (STEW)

Preparing a Successful Application for Advanced STEM Degrees, STEW 202

Demystifying the Graduate School Application Process, STEW 218AB

Pick Me, Choose Me: How to Make Your Application and Interview
Scream Acceptance, STEW 218 CD

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm           Reception with Engineering Faculty

for prospective Engineering students and guests

                                       East & West Faculty Lounges, Purdue Memorial Union (PMU)