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California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education

Fall 2017 Southern California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education

Saturday, November 4, 2017 | California State University, Channel Islands

8:00 am-4:00 pm


The Forum is an all-day event designed to acquaint students from underrepresented groups with the academic and career opportunities associated with advanced study in a wide range of disciplines.

Open to:   Sophomores | Juniors | Seniors | Master’s Candidates

                  **(minimum GPA of 3.0 recommended for all students)

The forum will offer workshops on:

¨ How to Pay for Grad School: Before, During, and After

¨ Demystifying the GRE

¨ How to Prepare for the GRE

¨ The Relation of the Master’s to the PhD

¨ How to Select, Apply to, & Prepare for Graduate School

¨ Undergraduate Research Opportunities

¨ Identifying Pathways for AB 540 and Undocumented Students

¨ How to Write a Winning Statement of Purpose

¨ Keys to Success and Survival in Grad School

¨Successful Strategies for Acquiring Strong Letters of Recommendation


Subject specific workshops on:

¨ Physical Sciences & Math                 ¨ Engineering & Computer Science

¨ Arts & Humanities                              ¨ Education

¨ Life Sciences                                     ¨ Behavioral Sciences

¨ Social Sciences                                 ¨ Health & Human Services

Plus! Graduate Recruitment Fair 

Featuring 150+ recruiters from across the nation and Free Access to

a GRE prep course!  


Register now —  space is limited!          

To register, please visit BOTH websites to sign up for the forum and to fill out the liability form:  

1.) Register for the Forum:

Website:  REGISTRATION CODE: ekho2017

2.) Liability and Transportation form:

Fill out my online form.



For more information, please contact:       

Brooke Judkins| Director of Student Services|