Fall 2014 Southern California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education


An all-day event (approximately 8am-4pm)
Roundtrip bus transportation from CSUSM to UCSD will be provided, but you must register in advance (both Grad Forum Event website and here)
Official registration for the event has closed; however, you may register to take the bus roundtrip from CSUSM. This does not guarantee admittance to the event. Admittance will be based on availability.


1) To register for the bus roundtrip from CSUSM ONLY; AND
2) Event registration is closed.

What does the Forum have to offer you?

* Meet with representatives from over 100 of the nation's leading graduate schools
* Attend a variety of informative workshops and receive answers to your specific questions
* Enjoy a complimentary lunch and round-trip transportation to/from CSUSM

NOTE:  This event is for all disciplines except MBA programs, medicine, dentistry, optometry, chiropractic, pharmacy, veterinary science, and law; all of which have their own recruiting networks.

What topics do the workshops cover?
* How to Select the Right Graduate School
* How to Prepare for and Apply to Graduate School
* How to Write a Winning Statement of Purpose
* How to Prepare for the GRE
* Sources of Funding for Graduate School
* The Role of Undergraduate Research in Graduate Admissions
* The Relation of the Master's Degree to the Ph.D.
* Keys to Success and Survival in Graduate School
* Graduate Education for Re-Entry Students

The Forum program will include discipline based workshops as well.

What transporation is provided?
* Students have the option of driving themselves or riding a bus to/from CSUSM.
* Bus transporation will leave Craven Circle (near the flagpole) at 7:30am; bus will return to campus by 5:30pm.
* Bottled water and breakfast snacks will be provided.
Click here for online map (includes directions to event, parking & event location)
Directions to the event

Please read: (click on the blue link below)
Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement.

Should you have any questions or need further clarification, please call or email:

Email:  cyharper@csusm.edu
Phone: 760-750-4172

Bus (Bus will leave Craven Circle--near flagpole--at 7:00am--and will return by 5:30pm)
Personal Car

Yes, I understand I also need to register at http://www.caldiversityforum.org/index.php/student-registration

Yes, I have read and signed the Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement

Yes, I am at least 18 yrs of age. (If under 18, must be signed by parent.)

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