Looking for Graduate Opportunities? Mason Makes It Easy

Posted: March 5, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Current students considering deferring their entrance to the workforce to pursue graduate study and professionals seeking to return to college to complete a master’s or doctoral degree to improve their marketability have an opportunity to learn about graduate programs from across the country at Mason’s inaugural 2009 Graduate and Professional Day.

The fair will be held on Monday, March 16, from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall on the Fairfax Campus. In addition to Mason’s graduate programs, the event will feature other top programs in the Washington, D.C., area, throughout Virginia and across the United States.

Representatives from more than 90 graduate admissions offices will be available to speak with prospective students about their programs, the application process and available scholarships, fellowships and assistantships.

Law schools, medical schools, business schools, seminaries and institutions offering programs in the arts and social sciences as well as Internet technology and engineering have already committed to participate.

A partial list of registered universities include American University, Brandeis University, Catholic University, Columbia University, Drexel University, the George Washington University, Georgetown University, Hofstra University, the Johns Hopkins University, Missouri State University, Northeastern University, Texas A&M University, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania and University of Southern California.

A full list of attendees is available online at admissions.gmu.edu/gradfair.

Presentations on planning for graduate school and financing graduate education will also be held throughout the fair to assist prospective students.

Turnout is expected to be large, so preregistration is required to attend the event. See the web site to register.

Questions about the event may be directed to the Office of Graduate Admissions at masongrad@gmu.edu or 703-993-4201.

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