Graduate School Preparation

Overview

This course provides students with the knowledge, skills, practice and confidence needed to prepare competitive graduate school applications and interview well. At the end of the course students will have a well-crafted statement of purpose, honed their skills at case study analysis and be able to clearly and concisely share their graduate school and career goals in an interview.

 

Graduate School Prep students on a bench

Intended Audience

Students interested in applying for graduate schools in any discipline.


Benefits of Graduate School Preparation

  • Research and identify the best graduate school for your career goals
  • Communicate effectively with potential graduate schools
  • Learn how to develop a competitive graduate school application
  • Develop an effective personal statement
  • Create a professional resume and cover letter
  • Prepare and gain confidence in interviewing

 

 

 

 

CE 9200: Graduate School Preparation

This course provides students with the knowledge, skills, practice and confidence needed to prepare competitive graduate school applications and interview well. At the end of the course students will have a well-crafted statement of purpose, honed their skills at case study analysis, and be able to clearly and concisely share their graduate school and career goals in an interview.

 

 

Graduate students in class

 

 

Anita Seralathan
Anita Seralathan, Faculty

 

Faculty

Anita Seralathan

Anita Seralathan is an ESL instructor, curriculum developer, and teacher trainer with over a decade of experience in higher education. She has taught numerous general and business English courses and worked one-on-one with business professionals both locally and abroad. She has been an instructor at San Francisco State University since 2017. She currently works as an ESL Support Specialist and Instructor at the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration in the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University and as a part-time lecturer at UC Berkeley. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UC Berkeley, a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics from Teachers College, Columbia University, is currently at doctoral candidate in Curriculum and Instruction at Indiana University, Bloomington.


Questions?

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